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April 24, 2024

Barbara Ann Parsons Millsaps

Barbara Ann Parsons Millsaps

Barbara Ann Parsons Millsaps, 82, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021, after a short illness.

She was born May 7, 1939, to the late Robert Franklin Parsons Sr. and Ruth Howell Parsons. Barbara was a member of Smith Grove Baptist Church. She worked for many years at Volex and at ER Carpenter.

Those left to cherish the memories of Barbara include six daughters, Vanessa Golightly, Shelia Roseboro, Rhonda Collins, Sandra M. Satterfield, Julia Pollock, and Sherry A. Millsaps; a son, Eddie Millsaps; six sisters, Pamela Lineberger, Carolyn Lineberger, Rachel Millsaps, Ceila Teague, Modde Horton, and Marybell Moore; four brothers, Doug Parsons, Bruce Parsons, Gary Parsons, and Jack Parsons; a special daughter, Beverly Linney; and two honorary brothers, John and Bo Phyllis.

Mrs. Barbara will lie in state at Alexander Funeral Service on Friday, June 18, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitation will be held at Smith Grove Baptist Church, 160 Smith Grove Church Rd, Hiddenite, NC 28636, on Saturday, June 19, 2021, from 2:00-3:15 p.m. The funeral service will be held Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 3:30 p.m., at Smith Grove Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. William Little, Rev. Melvin Linney, Rev. Sterling Howard, Rev. Frank Linney, and Rev. James Millsaps. Burial will follow in the Smith Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Carolina Caring @ 3975 Robinson Rd, Newton, NC 28658; or to the American Cancer Society @ PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

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  1. Ann Matthews on June 21, 2021 at 1:41 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss I loved working with her she was a True Angel my heart is broken

  2. lisa A robinson on June 23, 2021 at 2:14 pm

    To Rhonda and Family I’m so sorry to hear about your mother and as I remember truly a sweet lady. My prayers are
    with you all.

  3. Clara "Tam" Flowers Phillips on August 20, 2021 at 8:12 pm

    Eddie, Vanessa, Rhonda, Sherry and the rest of the family, I am very sorry to hear of Barbara’s passing. She was a very sweet soul. And I loved her very much. Be encouraged that she is with her Lord and Savior in paradise.

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