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Visitation: 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.Monday May 13, 2019 West Point Baptist Church Kannapolis N.C.
Service: 2:00 P.M. Monday May 13, 2019 West Point Baptist Church Kannapolis N.C.
Interment: ----
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Flora Belle Atkinson Barbee, age 100, of Kannapolis passed away on Monday May 6, 2019 at her home. She was born February 4, 1919 in Chesterfield County, S.C. , the daughter of the late James Robert and Susie Prevatte Atkinson.

Mrs. Barbee was a long time member of West Point Baptist Church where she taught children in Sunday school for more than fifty years.

The funeral will be held on Monday, May 13 at 2:00 P.M. at West Point Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Mrs. Barbee is survived by six children Tobie Pierce (Gilbert) of High Point, Linda Hilton (James) of High Point, Sandra Stroup (Richard) of Greer S.C., Roger Barbee (Mary Ann) of Mooresville, N.C., Terry D. Barbee (Nancy) of Longs S.C. and Deborah Barkley of Charlotte, N.C. She is also survived by her brother Bobby Atkinson of Charlotte, N.C. and her sister Linn Burch of Cummings, GA. She was grandmother to twenty one, great grandmother to forty two and great great grandmother to two.

Flora, a strong woman and devoted mother, nurtured her six children in her love and through her deep faith in God. She lived her life for her personal family and her church family. Her love and faith will live on in those lives she touched so profoundly.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Cabarrus County for their support and care provided.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to West Point Baptist Church at 1100 Pine Street, Kannapolis N.C. 28081.

On line condolences made be made to the family at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com.
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From: A. L. Brown Class of 1964
"To everyone in this wonderful family, especially Roger, we send our deepest sympathy, love, and prayers in the passing of "Miss Flossie" as we knew her. She was a strong and loving mother to her family. She will be truly missed."
From: A L Brown Class of 1968
"Deborah, your classmates thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. Your mom is a blessed lady to have lived this long. She is rejoicing with her Heavenly Father now so take comfort in that and in your own faith. We all love you."
From: Anne Himmelman Boulware
"Sandra, my thoughts are with you and your family. You were so blessed to have the opportunity to share love and care for your lovely mother to the age of 100. The sweetest blessing is the fact that she never had to leave that sweet house and you children were able to spend all these years there caring for her in the same house in which she cared for you. So many memories you were allowed to relive and share, like the slamming screen door. God grant you comfort and hold you close as he now does your momma. Love you. Anne"
From: Donna
"Sandra, my heart is breaking. I know Flossie is in utter bliss to be with our Lord and she is praising Him for her many blessings. I pray for Gods comfort in the days ahead for all those who are left without her beautiful smiling face. She was a good, strong beautiful woman and will be missed by many. I love you all!"
From: Rick Caldwell
"What a wonderful woman and Mother the Barbee clan had! She was also very blessed to have such loving and caring children. I think everyone should celebrate her life an accomplishments! My deepest condolences to all the Barbees."
From: Elaine Atkinson Vincoli
"Aunt Flossie was of the most loving persons I have ever known. She was the epitome of grace, beauty, and kindness. I will find comfort in my memories of her. Till I see you again, I love you Aunt Flossie."
From: Class of 1959
"Tobie, so sorry to hear this! You have my deepest sympathy. It's very hard losing your Mom, I know, lost mine 5 years ago. God bless you and your family! Diane Holbrook Epting"
From: Sylvia & Mike Sloop
"Dear Barbee Cousins, our deepest sympathy on the lose of your mother. She was a dear lady who raised a great group of children. May she rest in peace."
From: Oscar J. Montero and family
"For Linda, James, and their families, our heartfelt sympathy. The Hiltons were our dear neighbors for many years in Wingate. We are so fortunate to have loving, caring people in our lives, no doubt part of the enduring legacy left by Mrs. Barbee."
From: Judy Rainey Constantine
"Terry & family, thinking of you all as you go through the next few days. Your Mom left a wonderful legacy, and will be missed by many. Much peace to you all."
From: Ginger Hall
"Sandra, I know you all made your mom proud! The care you all gave her was unmatched! Praying for you all in the days ahead. Love, Ginger Hall"
From: John and Robbin Worobel
"To the entire Barbee family, we send our sincerest condolences, but, mostly we Rejoice that she is now enjoying the beauty, joy and love with her Savior! God be with you all, granting you the same peace and love she now enjoys! Our Love goes to each of you!"
From: Linda Hildreth Richards
"Sandra, My deepest and most heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your mother."
"Deborah: My sincere wish is that you find comfort in your memories."
From: Susan Howell Bare
"Mrs. Barbee was truly an inspiration to me and will always remember how much she meant to my children Wesley & April Moore!! She loved all her children in Sunday School at West Point Baptist and they loved her ❤️ Thoughts and Prayers"
From: Dorothy Gillespie Starrett
"May God send you bluebirds, red birds, and lots of rainbows to help you remember your sweet Mawmaw! God bless all of you! Dorothy"
From: Luke and Jan Blume
"Prayers and condolences for the loss of your precious Mother."
From: Jeff Grady
"Sandra, I have you and your mother in my prayers at this difficult time. But at the same time I revel in the happiness and love that you have shared for so many, many years. What a mother, what a daughter!"
From: Janice Baker Carter and Rodger Carter
"She was a wonderful person to a lot of people so her leaving has left a void in many hearts. Please accept our condolences as you grieve the loss of your mother."
From: Sherri Glenn little Mcknight
"Did not know about this precious one had gone to heaven! So sad for all of you! What a blessed life! Prayers for all!"