Barbara Gaither


Barbara Gaither, 81, spouse of retired Great Plains Conference clergy; born March 11, 1941; died August 21, 2022. 

She married Rev. Dr. K. Lowell Gaither on August 13, 1966. He served former Nebraska Conference churches in Oak Creek, Haigler-Parks, Springfield-Gretna and Lincoln Southgate before being named as chaplain of the Lincoln Regional Center from 1976 until his retirement in 2006. 

Gaither is survived by her husband; children David Gaither, Michael (Felicia) Gaither and Andrea (Ryan) Phillips; six grandchildren, a brother and sister. 

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 3, at Christ UMC, 4530 A St., Lincoln. Burial will be in Royal, Nebraska, at a later date. 

Memorials can be sent to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lincoln or the Alzheimer’s Association

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