Patricia Barber Yow, age 72 of Carthage passed away, Sunday, April 28, 2019 in Florida where she had resided close to her son for the last few years.


A private service will be held in Carthage. Pat will be laid to rest beside her husband, the late Frankie Yow.


A native of Moore County she was a daughter of the late John Barber, Jr. and Ruby Mae McKenzie Barber. Pat worked in banking most of her life and retired from PNC Bank as branch manager.


In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her brother Jackie Barber and sister Ruby Lee Sineath.


She is survived by her son Richard Yow and wife Kathleen Shelton-Yow of Port Orange, FL; sisters Nancy Cagle of Sanford, Brenda Lewis and husband Mickey of Carthage, Linda Nichols and husband Roger of Aberdeen; brother Johnny Barber of NC and Steve Barber of Carthage.


Fry & Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage is serving the Yow family.


An online register is available at


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    Wishing you peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love, Jeff, Kristen, Tyler and Andrew Shelton

  2. With heartfelt sympathy Ricky, Kathleen and the entire Barber family. May God’s love and peace comfort each of you in this difficult time. God’s Blessings to all

  3. Pat, you were always a good friend to us and I cherish the years we worked together. Blessings to all of your family during this time.

  4. Loved ones may leave this world, but they never leave our hearts…..thank you Aunt Pat for always being there…..we are thankful and blessed on how you enlightened so many lives.-  Rick and Kathleen please know you both are in my thoughts and prayers!- 

  5. Pat was always very helpful in the banking business, she always had a warm smile wherever you saw her. She has been missed in Carthage, but never forgotten.

  6. Prayers for Pat’s family. She was surely one of the best people I have ever known. She was the same to everyone.
    Linda Phillips

  7. To the family of Pat. She was a wonderful lady and always was very friendly and eager with assist with banking chores. She is in our thoughts and prayers. She will surely be missed. Arles and Bradie Taylor Carthage NC

  8. Our memories of Pat are all so sweet and kind. She was such a nice lady and was always willing to help if needed. Me and my husband grew up with Pat and her husband Frankie, as they were well known throughout the Moore County area. We also know Pat’s fami

  9. To the family of Pat, we express our our sincere thoughts and prayers to each of you. We have nothing but sweet, kind, and thoughtful memories of her.
    May Mercy, and Peace and Love be multipled to each of you. Jude 2

  10. Remembering the family of our 1964 Carthage High School classmate Patricia in our thoughts and prayers. We cherish many sweet memories of her!

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