Barbara Nadine Allen Burkhart

Published 9:20 am Friday, September 1, 2023

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Mrs. Barbara Nadine Allen Burkhart, 82, of Willowbrook Rehabilitation and Care Center, Yadkinville, formerly of Advance and Lexington, NC passed away peacefully with family at her side Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023 at the nursing center.

A graveside service will be held Friday, Sept. 1 at 11 a.m. at Forest Hill Memorial Park in Lexington, NC conducted by the family.

Barbara was born Dec. 8, 1940 in Davidson County to the late J.D. and Olean Scates Allen. She had retired as an executive secretary with the former PPG Industries. She was of the United Church of Christ faith.

Preceding her in death were: a grandson, Ethan Barnes; a great-granddaughter, Stella Kate Agee; and a sister, Vickie Cross.

After marrying her husband Paul on July 3, 1959, they were avid golfers and fly fishermen, and loved spending time with daughter Andra and the kids. Barbara found painting to be calming and enjoyed traveling with family and friends at home and abroad.

Surviving are: her husband, Paul Burkhart of Willowbrook of Yadkinville; daughter Andra Barnes (Todd) of Beaufort, NC; grandchildren Lindley Farris (Ramsey) and Hunter Kate Agee (Owen); great-grandchild Hadley Grace Barnes; and sister Sandra Spry of Lexington.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, 3800 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte, NC  28215; or to Willowbrook Rehab and Care Center, 333 E. Lee Ave., Yadkinville, NC  27055.

Piedmont Funeral Home is serving the Burkhart family.

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