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Paul Aaron Barber

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia for Paul Aaron Barber, 57, of Columbia, who passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021. Interment will be at the Old Brushy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Columbia. Bros. Bill Morris & Doug Barber will officiate. Visitation will be held from 12:00 PM until 3:00 PM on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at Hathorn Funeral Home.

Paul was born and raised in Columbia, where he faithfully served his community for two terms as the Marion County Constable. Whether fishing, deer hunting, or turkey hunting, he enjoyed spending time outdoors. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Enon Baptist Church. His most cherished moments always included family, where he loved visits with his mother and drinking coffee with his loved ones. Paul will always be remembered as a friend to everyone that knew him.

Mr. Barber is preceded in death by one Brother, Billy Joel “Little Billy” Barber. He is survived by his two Daughters, Dana Green‚ of Sumrall‚ Erin Nichols‚ of Columbia; his Son, Jamie Powell (Brittney)‚ of Sumrall; his Parents, Rev. Thomas & Peggy Barber, of Columbia; one Brother, Tim Barber (Denise)‚ of Columbia; three Sisters, Kathy Stuckey (Keith)‚ of Columbia‚ Naomi Nichols‚ of Sumrall, Amanda Little‚ of Columbia; five Grandchildren, Christin Nichols, Micah Prine, Emalee Nichols, Braxton Green, Elizabeth Powell; and several Nieces & Nephews.

Pallbearers will be Steve Adkins, Charles Barber, Jeffrey Barber, Jimmy Barber, Tony Baughman, Alex Little, Travis Little, and Coleton Nichols. Honorary pallbearers will be Tim Barber, Trent Barber, Leigh Berry, Judge Gwen Broom, Judge Tony Mazingo, Janette Nolan, Judge Brandon Rowell, and Gene Ryals.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Paul Aaron Barber
October 27, 1963 - March 18, 2021





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