Welcome to the
memorial page for
Barbara A. Maples
February 8, 1951
~ May 22, 2020
Barbara Ann Maples, 69, of Asbury Park, formerly of Long Branch, NJ, passed away on May 22, 2020 with her daughter by her side. She was born in Clarksville, TN, to George E. Gilliam and Gerdoline (Thacker) Gilliam on February 8, 1951.
Barbara worked as a Quality Control supervisor and inspector for various companies and recently retired from Shore PC, after 15 years of service. She trained a lot of people who owe their skills and expertise to her tutelage. She enjoyed her family and friends and was a devoted Christian.
She was predeceased by her parents; brothers George and Leon and son Rodney A. Vann.
She will be greatly missed by her daughter Rhenita M. Gilliam (DeMarris), loving grandsons Gregory and Aaron and her youngest grandson Joshua. She is also survived by her longtime friend and roommate, loving sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews and cousins, coworkers and all who met her sweet spirit. Additionally, Barbara is survived by her close friend of over 40 years, Vivian Nelson and a close family friend Kimberly King.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the family, contact Rhenita M. Gilliam. Please feel free to donate in Barbara's name to the Susan G. Komen Organization.
*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic following nationwide social distancing all services are private. We appreciate your understanding.*