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Jettie BarberJettie Emma Ashburn Barber, 93 of Carthage passed away Sunday April 25, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday at Red Branch Baptist Church. Mrs. Barber will lie in state for one hour before the funeral service. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. Mrs. Barber was born in Surry Co, daughter of the late Walter G. Ashburn and Mamie Chrissman Ashburn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Colon Barber Sr; her son, Willie C. Barber Jr; a grandson, Jacob Pilson; her siblings, Ralph Ashburn, Viola Blalock, Odessa Hunt, Jesse Ashburn, and Robey Ashburn. She was a lifelong active member of Red Branch Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and sang in the Choir. She loved her Church, family and friends, quilting and doing anything to help others. Mrs. Barber worked different places throughout her life but, her #1 job was serving her Lord and Savior. Mrs. Barber is survived by her daughter, Louise Hughes (Gene) of Sanford; Grandchildren, Rodney Barber, Darrell Barber, Travis Barber, Brian Musselwhite, Teressa Pilson, Angela Diven and Timothy Thomas; great grandchildren, Shannah, Adam, Ramsey, Leaila, Sabra, Kiersten and Savannah; niece Joyce Perryman who’s devoted care and compassion, we are so grateful for, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and family members. There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions can be made to Red Branch Baptist Church, 1748 Old River Rd, Carthage, NC 28327. COVID 19 guidelines will be followed, and facial coverings are required.
Family is in our thoughts and prayers. We thought a lot of Jettie.. Peggy Patterson and Sandy Lassiter
Sandra Lassiter Apr 26 2021 12:00 AM
Dear Louise & Gene, Teresa, Angela and Tim,May God wrap his arms around you during this time. We pray that your most precious memories get you through the days ahead. Sending condolences with love and hugs.
Andy & Dorline (Rose) Nelson - Edgewater, Florida Apr 26 2021 12:00 AM
To all of Jettie's family, we send sympathy and prayers. She was a very special lady. Always so friendly.We loved her so much. She was our cousin. Cherish the memories. Praying God's comfort for all of you.We know she is in Heaven with Jesus walking those streets of gold.Sincerely ,Eddie and Vetres Livengood and Veder Hurley
Vetres Livengood Apr 26 2021 12:00 AM
Ms Jettie was the best. She taught my daughter Jennifer in Sunday school and also would always speak and have a kind word for everyone. She was a true Saint. The family is in or prayers today. My husband's mother was a good friend of her sister Odessa. We knew her for many years and attended Red Branch church where she was an avid member. She was always concerned for the welfare of others and would always call with a kind work. Arles and Bradie Taylor Carthage NC
Arles Taylor Apr 26 2021 12:00 AM