Charity Ann Barber, 87, of Carthage passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Saturday September 26, 2020.

A visitation will be held on Monday September 28, 2020 from 6-8pm at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home. A service will be held on Tuesday September 29, 2020 at Bethlehem Baptist Church at 2pm with Pastor Bill Monroe officiating. Burial will follow after the service at Cross Hill Cemetery.

She was born to the late John Henry Troxler and Carrie Bailey on December 19, 1932. Raised in Rockingham County, she was one of eight children. She later moved to Carthage and attended Carthage High School. While attending school, she met her husband Arthur. Charity spent most of her time caring for her loving family. She was a dedicated Sunday school teacher and deacon at Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was a wonderful person to all that knew her and will be dearly missed by family and friends.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Arthur Barber, brothers; John Troxler, Harvey Troxler, Lonnie Troxler, sisters; Evelyn Upchurch, Margaret Booker, and Lillian Barber.

She is survived by her children; Artie Barber and Terry Barber ,grandson; Noah Ross Barber, and sister; Virginia Verschoore.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church at 3244 Dowd Road Carthage, NC 28327 and/or Carthage Fire and Rescue at 4396 US 15-501 Carthage, NC 28327.

Services entrusted to Fry and Prickett Funeral Home

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  1. I’m so sorry for your loss. I’ve been doing pulpit supply over at Ms. Charity’s home church, Bethlehem Baptist in Carthage. She was deeply loved by that congregation and such a sweet lady. Now she is safe in the presence of Jesus. Please know that I’m praying for your dear family.

  2. Becky Sanders,
    Charity was such a special, loving lady. Her sweet smile will be missed and my heart goes out to all of you…the family. Heaven welcomed her and she will be waiting for you when you get there. My prayers are with you all.

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I could be there in person to hug you Artie. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I love and miss you.

  4. Keeping you all in our Prayers 🙏
    So sorry for your loss. Now she walks the streets of gold and no more pain & suffering. God bless you all in your time of loss❣️🙏❣️

  5. Artie.
    So sorry for your loss. Just found this notice. Didn’t know your Mom. Yet. I know great loss.
    Love and prayers.

  6. Just now finding this out about Charity. She was truly a fine Christian person. So sorry for your family’s loss. Prayers

  7. Kind, beautiful, loving, and most of al a Born Again Christian Women who walked in faith daily. An example for others…. never a cross word uttered from her lips. A true friend who loved others completely. A loving wife, mother and Gram
    my to her one and only GRANDSON…Noah Ross Barber. She beamed with pride when speaking of her grandson! Thanks Mom for being the best mom you could be to the very end…we will carry on and see you one day on that golden shore! I cared for you the best I knew how….no matter what others may think. We celebrate your life and will always celebrate your memory! Love always…your baby boy…Artie

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