Barrier, Ruth Boger

Ruth Boger Barrier, MPCI yearbook, 1928.

Ruth Barrier, Lenoir Rhyne College, 1929.

Ruth Barrier, Lenoir Rhyne College, 1930.

Ruth Boger Barrier,
Lenoir-Rhyne College, 1931.























Class of 1927, 1928
1927 Graduation Essay: “The Gates of the Mind”

Birth: Apr. 9, 1909
Death: Jul. 8, 1998

George Louis Barrier (1871 – 1912)
Martha Elizabeth Hahn Barrier (1877 – 1963)

Jacob Luther Mauney (1907 – 1990)

Luther Bowman Barrier (1896 – 1987)
Mary Margaret Barrier Patterson (1902 – 1987)
John Daniel Barrier (1905 – 1985)
George Louis Barrier (1907 – 1986)

Mountain Rest Cemetery
Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA

Source:, # 11140705.
College photos:


The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) 6 Sep 1935, 21.


CONCORD, Sept. 5. – Holy Trinity Lutheran church in Mount Pleasant, was the scene of a lovely wedding late Tuesday afternoon when Miss Ruth B. Barrier of that city became the bride of Rev. J. Luther Mauney, pastor of Zion-St. James Lutheran church of Waynesboro, Va.

Rev. John D. Mauney, father of the groom and pastor of St. Andrews church, Hickory, assisted by Rev. J. W. LInk, pastor of the bride, officiated.

Prior to the entrance of the bridal party, Dr. Hampton Stirewalt, organist of China Grove, began a program of nuptial music. Miss Elizabeth Mauney, sister of the groom, was soloist, and S. Kay Patterson, brother-in-lay of the bride, played a flute number.

Serving as ushers were Rev. L. C. Bumgarner of Concord, Joe Norrett of Hickory, Luther Shirey of Mount Pleasant, and Rev. Charles V. Veale, pastor of the Lutheran church of Monroe. the groom had as his best man, Harold Wolfe of Salem, Va.

Miss Elizabeth Mauney, sister of the groom, was maid of honor, and the four bridesmaids were Miss Julia Shirey, of Mount Pleasant; Miss Elizabeth Roseman, of Athens, Ga., and Salisbury, Miss Bernice Hahn, of Mount Peasant, and Miss Helen Millner, of Hickory.

Jimmy Patterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Kay Patterson, and nephew of the bride, carried the ring on a white satin pillow.

The bride entered with her brother, George L. Barrier, who gave her in marriage. She wore a wedding gown of white satin, made en train, with veil caught with orange blossoms. In lieu of a bridal bouquet she carried a prayer book showered with valley lilies.

After the ceremony, the bride’s mother, Mrs. G. L. Barrier entertained at a reception, after which the bride and groom left for a wedding trip to Florida.

Mrs. Mauney is the daughter of Mrs. G. L. Barrier and the late Mr. Barrier of Mount Pleasant. She was educated at Mount Amoena [sic] and at Lenoir Rhyne college. For the last several years she has been a teacher in the Winecoff and Harrisburg schools of Cabarrus county.

Rev. Mr. Mauney, the son of Rev. and Mrs. J. D. Mauney of Hickory, was educated at Roanoke college and at the Southern Lutheran Theological seminary at Columbia, S. C.

Upon their return from their wedding trip, Rev. and Mrs. Mauney will reside in Waynesboro, Va.


The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC), 10 Jul 1998, 7C.

KINGS MOUNTAIN – Mrs. Ruth Barrier Mauney, 89, a resident of the Twin Lakes Center, Burlington, died at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, 1998, at Twin Lakes Center.

Service is 2 p.m. Friday, July 10, 1998, at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Kings Mountain, NC, with the Rev. Dr. John David Mauney and the Rev. Dr. Marshall F. Mauney officiating. Interment will be in Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain.

Born in Mount Pleasant, NC, Mrs. Mauney was daughter of the late George Lewis Barrier and Mattie Hahn Barrier and wife of the late Rev. Dr. Jacob Luther Mauney. She was a member of the Macedonia Lutheran Church, Burlington, and a former school teacher.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Mary Mauney Wells of Greensboro and Mrs. Grace Virginia Mauney of Winston-Salem; one son, the Rev. Dr. Jacob Luther Mauney Jr. of Goodview, VA; two granddaughters; two grandsons; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Mauney Scholarship Fund, c/o Roanoke College, Salem, VA, the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, SC, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Rich & Thompson Funeral Service, Burlington, NC, is handling the arrangements.