Roberta Barber, 80, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at her residence. She was a member of Thankful Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Bennie William; mother, Ida Ray Arvin; sister, Margaretann Johnson; grandson, Nehemiah Johnson. Survivors include her children, Maryann Gaines, Genedale Evans, both of Chattanooga, Willie (Stephanie) Owens, of Powder Springs, Ga., Frankie Johnson, of Chattanooga, Marvin (Tara) Gaines, of Pensacola, Fla., Vinson (Nameka) Gaines, and Gay Gaines, both of Chattanooga; 18 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Gloria Mosteller, of Akron, OH; nieces, Beverly (John) Clay and Princess (Herbert) Elder, both of Chattanooga; nephew, Jacob Love; a host of other relatives and friends. She will lie-in-state today after 12:30 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Thankful Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Oscar Lockhart as the eulogist. Burial: Forest Hills Cemetery.