Barbara Folk


Mrs. Barbara Ann Ross Folk, 77, of Charlotte, N.C., went to be with the Lord on June 5, 2023. A gathering of family and friends will take place at Gaskin Funeral Home, Friday, June 9 from 6:30 until 8 p.m.

She leaves behind her husband, James Michael “Mike” Folk; daughter Lynn and son-in-law, Thomas Leslie Eure; daughter Traci and son-in-law, John Carlos Rider; grandchildren, Jonathan MacKenzie Eure and his wife, Jena Lane Eure; Sarah Brinkley Eure, Andrew Thomas Eure, Nathanael James Eure, Anderson Ross Rider; as well as great-granddaughter, Lydia Jane Eure, sister Ann Christine Thornton and her husband, Alvin Thornton, along with several nieces and nephews.

Barbara was born on Aug. 5, 1945, to Granville D. and Margaret Charlotte Ross in Messongo. After graduating from high school as valedictorian of her class, Barbara wed the love of her life, Mike, to whom she was married for 60 years.

Barbara is preceded in death by her parents, Granville D. and Margaret Charlotte Ross; and her brothers, Mitchell Frank Ross and James Samuel Ross.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Queen City Pregnancy Resource Center 1508 E. 4th St., Charlotte, NC 28204 or Samaritan’s Purse P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.

“Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.” Deuteronomy 6:4

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