Barbara Jean Calkins
December 16, 1935 – October 25, 2018
Barbara Jean Calkins, age 82 of Supply, NC passed away on Thursday the twenty fifth of October 2018 in the Wellstar of Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA. Barbara was born in Syracuse, NY on the sixteenth of December 1935, to the late James Martin and Iva Dillabough Martin. She spent most of her adult life being an excellent mother and wife of a US Marine. She spent her life caring for others and for the last fourteen years was a volunteer for both the Brunswick Community Hospital and the Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. She was very proud of her latest award, The Lifetime Achievement Award presented to her by President Donald Trump just this year celebrating her commitment to the nation through 4,000 hours of volunteer service. Barbara was also a proud member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Women of the Moose. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Martin. Surviving are her loving husband of sixty-three years, USMC, MSGT Ret. John N. Calkins; a sister, Shirley Heffernan of Shallotte, NC; a son, Martin Calkins and wife Beverly of Marietta, GA; a daughter, Cindy Jo Peaden and husband Paul of Shallotte, NC; three grandchildren, Matthew Gural, Tyler Calkins and Ashley Peaden. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at eleven o’clock in the morning on Wednesday the thirty-first of October 2018 in White Funeral & Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply Chapel. You are cordially invited to a time of visitation with the family, Tuesday the thirtieth of October 2018 from two o’clock until four o’clock in the afternoon and from six o’clock until eight o’clock in the evening at the funeral home. Online condolences are encouraged and may be offered at www.whitefuneralservicesupply.com White Funeral & Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply Chapel
- Visitation Tuesday, October 30, 2018
- Celebration of Life Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Barbara Jean Calkins
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Debbie and Tom Chase
November 1, 2018
Our prayers and sympathy to John and your family. We met Barb and John at the Moose in Shallotte many years ago. What a wonderful woman Barb was and she and John - a wonderful couple.
What a wonderful life she had.
May God's comfort surround you all.
October 29, 2018
We would all like to express our heartfelt sympathy to all of you. We always enjoyed our visits when we went to Holden Beach for vacation with Barb & John. Our thoughts and prayers are with all. Barb was a very dear woman who will be greatly missed by many.
Lots of Love from the Fehrman Family