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Gladys   Asbill Barker
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Priest Hill Presbyterian Church
    P.O. Box 176
    Carthage, NC 28327

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Gladys Asbill Barker, age 94 of Carthage passed away peacefully Sunday
morning, August 16, 2020 at her home.

A native of Randolph County she was a daughter of the late Earl and Maggie
Dowdy Asbill.

Gladys was a hard worker. She enjoyed gardening and working outdoors. She
mowed her own grass until two years ago. She also enjoyed cooking, canning
and freezing various fruits and vegetables and didn't mind sharing with

She was proud of her boys who cared for her with love. She would make a
list for them and they would do everything that she needed done. Gladys was
a loving mother, sister, grandmother and friend to all who knew her. She
worked for Pinehurst as a housekeeper for several years.

She was preceded in death by her husband David Barker; son Darrell Wayne
Barker; brothers Vernon and Ray Asbill; sisters Mary Harris and Doris

She is survived by her two sons, David Norman Barker and wife Helen of
Carthage, James Arthur Barker and wife Ruth of Cameron; brother Sam Asbill
and wife Betty of Carthage; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 11
great-great grandchildren.

She was an active member of Priest Hill Presbyterian Church where her
service will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM with The Rev. Archie Stevens
officiating. Burial will follow in Cross Hill Cemetery. The family will
receive friends outside the church starting at 10:00 AM. With current
restrictions the service will be limited to 50 people inside the sanctuary
and masks will be required.

The Barker family would like to thank the caregivers who helped them over
the last few months; Brenda, Rhonda, Belinda and Hannah.

Memorials may be made to Priest Hill Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 176,
Carthage, NC 28327.

Services entrusted to Fry & Prickett Funeral Home.

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