Katie Marie Harper Barney

Published 9:07 am Monday, September 14, 2020

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Mrs. Katie Marie Harper Barney, 87, of Advance, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

She was born Aug. 14, 1933 in Forsyth County to the late Fred Paul and Mertie Henry Harper. Mrs. Barney was a member of Bixby Presbyterian Church where she was active in the women’s group.  She was retired from Hanes Knitwear.  Mrs. Barney was an excellent cook, and enjoyed reading, crocheting, traveling, listening to gospel music and watching the Atlanta Braves.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L.B. Barney.

Survivors: children, Deborah Jones of Mocksville and Freddy Barney of Advance; a brother, William Fred Harper (Sandra); grandchildren, Maresa Anderson (Michael) and Jeanna Hendren (Junior); great-grandchildren, Kelsie, Marlie, Rhylie, Sydney and Ashley; special nephew, Little Bill; and several other nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was to be conducted at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16 at the Bixby Presbyterian Church Cemetery with the Rev. F. Peter Peterson officiating. The family invites friends to come by Lambert Funeral Home, Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Memorials: Bixby Presbyterian, 1806 Fork Bixby Road, Advance.

Condolences: www.lambertfuneralhomenc.com.