Barbers celebrate 71 years Posted in: Lifestyle Irene and Bob Barber are celebrating their 71st wedding anniversary on May 14, 2020. They were married in Athens, Georgia in 1949 by Francis Xavier. They have nine children, 32 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. They moved here from Dallas in 2000 to their 40-acre ranch and raised hay. They ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!