Barbara Ann Decker, 82, departed this life on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at North Miss. Medical Center in Tupelo after a period of declining health. Barbara was born in Shannon, Mississippi on May 28, 1939, the only child born to the late James Taylor Crump and Geneva Ailene Hampton Crump. Barbara graduated from Shannon High School and continued her education at Georgia State University in Atlanta-later receiving a Juris Doctorate Law Degree from Emory University in Atlanta. She spent 46 years in the Atlanta area as a lawyer specializing in real estate matters and owning a Title and Abstract Company. Barbara was brilliant, well read and quite the accomplished soul. She was a member of the Decatur, Ga. Presbyterian Church, a lover of animals and provided great passion in the animal rescue movement. A bird lover and watcher, she will be missed by family and friends.
Barbara is survived by her two children, Floyd Arthur “Trey” Decker, III of Boise, Idaho and Ashley Decker of Tupelo; 1 granddaughter, Maria Isabella Decker of Tupelo and cousins and other relatives and friends.