DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Barbara Rippy Deese
Barbara Rippy Deese, 75, of Kings Mountain, NC, entered the gates of Heaven on September 21, 2021 at Peak Resources in Cherryville, NC. She was born in Kings Mountain, NC, daughter of the late W.G. Rippy Jr. and Pauline Biddix Rippy and was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years, Warren Deese. Barbara was a former member of Faith Baptist Church where she served actively, and later attended Central United Methodist Church. She worked in the cafeteria of Central School where her love of children was evident. Barbara was a very generous person and enjoyed caring for her family and loved ones. Everyone who knew Barbara will dearly miss her independent, spirited, and zestful nature. She was a wonderful wife, mother, aunt, and friend to many. Her love and spirit will never be forgotten.
SURVIVORS: Son: Mark Deese and wife, Lauri, Kings Mountain, NC
Brother: Michael Rippy and wife Sherry, Kings Mountain, NC
Niece: Taylor Rippy, Wilmington, NC Nephew: Jason Rippy, Mooresville, NC
Numerous other loving nieces, nephews, and family members
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 3:00 PM at Mountain Rest Cemetery with Reverend Eddie Gray officiating. The family will speak with attendees immediately following the service in the cemetery.
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC
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ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
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