OBITUARY

Mary Mosteller "Granny" Barrier

September 20, 1914July 26, 2011

Mary Mosteller “Granny” Barrier, 96, of Nebo, NC passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at Mountain Ridge Wellness Center in Black Mountain, NC surrounded by her family. She was born September 20, 1914 in Rutherford County, NC to the late David Daniel Mosteller and Annie Mae Ingle Mosteller. Granny attended Nebo Baptist Church and she retired at the age of 75 from Carolina Shoe after 25 years of service. She loved helping others and was a good caregiver and a hard worker. Granny also was an avid gardener and loved her flowers.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Carranze “Bear” Barrier; her son, David Barrier; her son-in-law, Joe Craig; one sister; and three brothers.

Surviving are two sons, Manley R. Barrier and wife, Mae of Morganton and Finley S. Barrier, Sr. and wife, Cathy of West Marion; two daughters, Lucille Craig of Nebo and Mary Ann Carter and husband, Wylie of Old Fort; one daughter-in-law, Bertha M. Barrier of Morganton; ten grandchildren, Margaret Villalpando, Beary Craig, Kenneth Barrier, Danielle Barrier, Finley S. Barrier, Jr., Janis Causby, Robert Bryant, Larry Bryant, Anna Bradley and Sandra Scalese; a number of great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Hazel Mosteller and Vivian Alderman; special friends, James and Phyllis Deaton of Burke County; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, July 29, 2011 at Nebo Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Worley and Granny’s Deacon and best friend, Bobby Hollifield officiating. Burial will follow at McDowell Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Nebo Baptist Church Building Fund – 5360 US 70 E Nebo, NC 28761.

Words of comfort may be shared with the Barrier family at www.kirkseyfhmarion.com

Services

  • Visitation Friday, July 29, 2011
  • Funeral Service Friday, July 29, 2011
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Mary Mosteller "Granny" Barrier

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Rita / Tammy Jimeson/Padgett

August 3, 2011

We just wanted to express our condolences for the loss of Mary. She was a very precious lady and we know how much each of you loved her. She had became a part of our family as well. We will keep each of you in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you all.

Butch Proctor

August 3, 2011

Finley,Mary Ann,and Family
I am so very sorry to hear of the passing on of your mother. May God grant you and yours His comfort and grace at this time.

Debbiie Weeks Biggers

July 30, 2011

FINLEY,I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR MOTHER.MY PRAYS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILEY.I AM DOUD STROUD SISTER IN LAW DEBBIE.HOPE YOU HAVENT FORGOT WHO I AM.GOD BLESS YOU ALL

Sandy / Dondie

July 28, 2011

Sandy and I sure will miss her..She was a joy to our lives for the time we knew her and was truly blessed with a great family that became our friends.You are in our thoughts and prayers.

FROM THE FAMILY