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April 4, 1937 - April 6, 2010

Barbara Ann Baker Breedlove, 73, passed away on Tuesday evening.

Barbara Ann was born in Nash County on April 4, 1937, to the late Tommie Ruffin Baker and Dorothy Burges Baker. Barbara Ann retired from Bell South with 30 years of service.

A gathering to celebrate her life will be at 11 a.m., Friday beside her husband, James
at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Goldsboro.

Barbara Ann is survived by her children, Jimmy Breedlove and wife, Pam, of Rocky Mount, Jackie Breedlove of Goldsboro, Tommy Breedlove and wife, Deborah, of Goldsboro, Ellen Breedlove of Pikeville, Alice and James Breedlove of the home; grandchildren, Jamie Wiggins and husband, Patrick, Joshua Pate, Elizabeth and Brent Breedlove, and her devoted friend and adopted sister, Gaynelle Covington. She is also survived by her sister, Patsy Baker Page and husband, Clyde of Rocky Mount; her sister-in-law, Linda Baker of Macclesfield and several nieces and nephews.

Barbara Ann was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Breedlove, brothers John Calvin Baker, Billy Bernard Baker and Tommie Baker Jr.; sisters, Margaret Baker Denton and Jean Baker Joyner.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058, American Cancer Society, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834 and Saulston United Methodist Church, 4620 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to
9 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home in Goldsboro and other times at her home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.


Published in Obituaries on April 8, 2010 1:46 PM