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Barbara Morton Holder

August 8, 1951 — June 13, 2022

Barbara Morton Holder went home to Jesus on June 13, 2022, at age 70.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2022 in the Family Life Center at Central Church, 5301 Sardis Rd, Charlotte, NC. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

She was born to Lewis and Mabelline Morton on August 8, 1951 in Albemarle, North Carolina.

Barbara met her husband, Eddie Holder in 1969 during college at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. They married three years later on June 24, 1972 and went on to have two children, Tina and Dana.  Barbara retired from Union County Public Schools in 2013 as a Teacher Assistant for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing. 

In addition to being a dedicated and loving Wife, Mother, Maw-Maw and Godmother, Barbara also loved working in her garden, playing cards, doing puzzles, staying actively involved in her local Red Hat Society, and volunteering in the nursery at Central Church of God.

Throughout her entire life, she held an unwavering faith in God, which she shared with those who surrounded her.

Barbara joins her parents, Lewis and Mabelline in Heaven. She is survived by her husband, Eddie; her brother, Gene; her children, Tina (Mark), Dana (David); and her 5 grandchildren, Haylee, Emma Jean, Blake, Bexley and Kaitlynn. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Hospice of Union County, 700 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe, NC 28110


Exodus 23:20

“See, I am sending an angel ahead of you to guard you along the way and to bring you to the place I have prepared.”

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