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Gertrude Barnes Barwick, 83, of 211 Forest Circle, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Whitfield and the Rev. Bill Rose officiating. Burial will follow in the Buckhorn Cemetery in Kenly.

Mrs. Barwick was a native of Wilson County and was the daughter of the late Ruffin Barnes and Lillie Ricks Barnes and the widow of Jesse Roland Barwick. She was a member of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Her survivors include one sister, Lillie Mae Renfrow of Kenly, and several nieces and nephews.

Among those who preceded her in death was a sister, Daisy Barnes Wiggs of Goldsboro.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, just prior to the funeral on Thursday.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations may be made to the First Pentecostal Holiness Church Building Fund, 1100 The First Church Road, Goldsboro, N.C. 27534.


Published in Obituaries on August 31, 2004 1:34 PM