Barbara Boulden, a resident of Birmingham, AL departed this life to eternal rest on November 17, 2022. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, November 27 @ 1:30pm at Mount Zion Baptist Church Cordova, AL with burial following at Bolling Cemetery.
Sister Barbara Boulden was born February 12, 1939, to the late Mr. William Ed and Jimmie Nell Cooper of Cordova, Alabama. At an early age, she accepted Christ. She was an active member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Cordova, Alabama, serving in music ministry, Pastor’s Aide and Mission Ministry. She was affectionately called ‘Ma Bob’ by everyone because of how she exemplified biblical motherhood. She worked for Drummond Coal Company, Inc. for over 20 years until retirement. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Ed and Jimmie Nell Cooper; brothers, David, Joseph and Benny Cooper; sisters, Gladys Thompson, Gertrude and Jeanette Cooper and grandson, Jeremi Boulden. Cherishing her precious memories: son, Tyrone Boulden of Cordova, AL; daughter, Angelia Braden and Valene Perry of Birmingham, AL; grandchildren, Janelle Boulden (Darien) of Birmingham, AL, Melanie (Rodrekius) Taylor of Talladega, AL, Carlton Perry of Birmingham, AL and Christopher Boulden of Birmingham, AL; great grandchildren, Kamiyah, Mariyah, Kaliah, Jayla, Jereme, Abigail and Rodrekius, Jr.; great-great grandchildren, King, Deighton and Da’Loni; brothers, Edward of Warrensville, OH, Jimmy (Barbara) of Euclid, OH, Billy Ray (Bernice) of Cleveland, OH, Lawrence of Hueytown, AL and Milton of Cleveland, OH; sisters, Ellen Harris of Dora, AL Cathy (David) Mason of Jasper, AL and a host of other relatives and friends.