Alice Purvis Baber 87,  died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 surrounded by her family.


Funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with the Reverend Lindsay Collins, Reverend Jim Stalnaker and Reverend Dale Matthews officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


A native of Moore County.  She loved the Lord and her church. She helped with the annual Chicken Stew Supper and many other projects at the church. She loved to embroider and enjoyed making baby quilts for her family, She loved working in her flower garden. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.


Alice was a daughter of the late Clarence Lyndon and Nusie Kidd Purvis.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Lester Baber;  infant son: Carlton brothers: Wesley and Vernon Purvis


Alice is survived by daughters: Delilah Brooks and husband Paul of Pinebluff, Debra Ritter and husband Wesley, of Biscoe; son: Danny Baber, of the home; sister: Dot English; brother: Robert Purvis; 5 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter.


The family will receive friends from 7-9 PM on Friday July 25, 2014 at Kennedy Funeral Home in Robbins and at other times at the home.


Memorials may be made to: Randolph Hospice, 446 Vision Drive, Asheboro, NC 27205


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Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Baber family.


Memories Timeline


  1. To the Barber family I am sorry for your lost. Thanks for allowing me to be apart Ms.Baber care team.. Heaven has gain another angel. Mrs Baber was an very sweet person you could help but grow to love her and she always thankful for everything you done fo

  2. Our condolences to all of the family. Alice worked for us for many years when we owned and operated the Dry Cleaners and Tuxedo shop on Main Street in Robbins. She was one of the best employees we have ever had. Alice was always there, and kind to all who

  3. Delilah. Wanted you to know that I am thinking of you and your family during this time. Mothers are so special. May God wrap his loving arms around each of you. God Bless……..

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