Barbara Spender Nyman - Austin Funeral & Cremation Services

Barbara Spender Nyman

Born: September 30, 1934
Died: February 19, 2019
Current City: Brentwood, Tennessee

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Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: 615.377.0775

Honoring Barbara Nyman

Barbara Ann Spender Nyman passed away in peace on February 19th at her home in Brentwood, TN. She was 84 years of age. She is survived by her husband, Don; children, Laurie Belville, Sharie Johnson, Jeffrey (Misty) Nyman, Ture (Susan) Nyman; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren and her sister, Lynn MacGregor. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Ethel Spender of Wyckoff, NJ; brothers-in-law, John MacGregor, Robert and Richard Nyman and son-in-law, David Belville.

Barbara and Don were Ramsey, New Jersey high school sweethearts and a loving couple in marriage for 63 wonderful years. She was raised in Wyckoff and together, Barb and Don raised their family in Wyckoff and Upper Saddle River, NJ; Marysville and Dublin, OH; then resided in Hilton Head and Rock Hill, SC and six years ago moved to Brentwood, TN.

Barbara will be lovingly remembered as a wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother by her four-generation family of 30 and many beloved friends gained through the years. She was an animal lover, Bible study and golf enthusiast. While busy raising her family, Barbara managed to hold a variety of positions in the fields on dentistry, book stores, mail advertising and business administration.

A service to celebrate Barbara’s life will be held at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church located at 96 E. Allendale Road in Saddle River, NJ on Friday, March 1st at 10:00 a.m. with a time of visitation beginning at 9:15 a.m. Burial will occur immediately after the service and a reception following.

There will be an additional celebration in Brentwood, Tennessee for family and close friends at a future date. Memorial contributions may be made to Operation Mobilisation, (OM) – Special Projects, OMUSA, P.O. Box 444, Tyrone, GA  30290.  Questions concerning flowers should be directed to Vander Plaat Funeral Home (201-891-3400).

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