Wilkes, Barbara C.

November 27, 2005

BARBARA LEE COLBERT WILKES, passed peacefully into her new life on November 21, 2005 surrounded by her family and friends. Born in Baltimore November 1928, daughter of Alice Colbert. She received her formal education from the Baltimore City Public Schools and graduated from St. Francis College 1946, Morgan State College 1950. She continued her educational studies at Coppin State College earning a Master of Arts Degree in Special Education. She retired in 1993 after 34 years of teaching in the Baltimore City Public Schools. Barbara is survived by her mother Alice Colbert, sisters Jean Curtis and Pauline Gross, children Patricia Clements, Howard Jr, Barry and Stacey, grandchildren Shantia and Elijah; and nieces and nephews. "Do Not Stand At My Grave And Cry, I Am Not There-I Did Not Die!"Friends may call the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue, on Sunday after 10 A.M. Family will receive friends on Monday at the New All Saints Roman Catholic Church, 4408 Liberty Heights Avenue at 6 P. M with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 7 P.M. See www.marchfh.com

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