Archive for Thursday, April 9, 2009

Neighbors: Mary Barber

Mary Barber

Mary Barber

April 9, 2009

Occupation: Dollar General employee

Family: Ron, husband; seven daughters and one son

Place of birth: Spur, Texas

Q: When did you move to Bonner Springs, and what brought you here?

A: We had daughters living here, so we moved here to be with them. We moved here in 1995, then went to Paola for a bit, and then moved back to Bonner in 2000.

Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

A: Getting married when I was 16.

Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

A: Stay truthful and honest and forthright.

Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?

A: I like to spend time with my grandchildren, I’m loyal and true, and I always treat people right, like I want to be treated.

Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: A country singer.

Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A: There area a lot of places I’d like to see. But I wouldn’t go abroad. I’m scared of flying, especially over an ocean.

Favorites:

Favorite song: “Amazing Grace”

Favorite color: red

Favorite food: Mexican

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