Barbara Jones Lineberger, 79, of Newton, passed away on September 8, 2020 at Carolina Caring Hospice Sherrills Ford, following a brief illness.
Barbara was born October 14, 1940, in Alexander County, to the late Louella Jones and Arthur Mayes. She was educated at Happy Plains School in Taylorsville. She worked for Hanes Industry for 35 years. She was a member of McQueen Chapel United Methodist Church in Conover.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Gaither Roosevelt Lineberger, and her brother, Danny Jones.
She is survived by her son, Gary (Chuck) Lineberger and daughter-in-law Linda Farrer Lineberger of Conover; sister, Catherine Shuford of Taylorsville; grandchildren, Lamar Lineberger of Taylorsville, and Alexis Lineberger of Hickory; three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; numerous niece, nephews, and other relatives and friends; and special friend, Robert James of Newton.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., in the Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton with Pastor Marcus Ollis and Pastor Cassandra Rawls officiating. Burial will follow at Central Cemetery in Newton. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:00 to 12:45 p.m.
Burke Mortuary & Crematory in Newton is serving the Lineberger Family.