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Dorothy Morgan Barbee, 94, of Albemarle, passed away on Friday March 3, 2017 at Bethany Woods Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday March 8, 2017 at at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Thomas Andrufski will officiate and burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Mrs. Barbee was born on March 19, 1922 in Lee County to the late Queen Parnell and John Spencer Morgan. She worked in textiles for many years at American Efird Mills.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, John P. Barbee; brothers, Hoover, Marvin, and David Morgan; sisters, Lucille Morris Beck and Olive Surratt.
She is survived by her loving husband of 76 years, Roy Lee Barbee, of the home; one son Rick Barbee of Albemarle; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters Carolyn Simmons of Belmont and Virginia Keim of Missouri and many nieces and nephews.
Dorothy and Roy had a full and loving life together. They enjoyed pulling their camper to the beach and meeting new people while camping together.
Memorials may be made to: Hospice of Stanly and the Uwharrie: 960 N First Street Albemarle NC, 28001
Online condolences at edwardsfuneralhomes.com
Published on March 6, 2017
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