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“51years wasn't long enough, but I know when my day comes your gonna be waiting for me at them Pearly Gates in your RZR!!!! I'm gonna miss you brother...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Michael Barnette - Morganton, NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Winfield Abee - NC

“Barry was a GREAT guy. We will all miss him stopping in and calling to check on us. He would ask about everyone. Cousin JD, the folks he got to know...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Cloninger Ford Of Morganton - NC

“A heavenly Homecoming was held when Barry reached those golden shores. He will be missed. May God comfort you during this time of grief. Love to all ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Jeanine Barus - Valdese, NC

“Sending love & prayers to Gladys & family during this difficult time! ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Kristen McRary - Nashville, TN

“So sorry for your loss. Barry was such a great person. Had a great time together when we were young. See you on heaven my friend. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Tammy Garland Setzer - Morganton, NC

Mr. Barry Olin Abee, 52, of Morganton, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at CHS-BRHC Morganton, following a period of declining health.
Barry was born on March 9, 1966 in Burke County to Gladys Lail Abee and the late David Delain Abee. He was a longtime member of Abee's Grove Baptist Church and was previously employed as a long distance truck driver.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, David Alan Abee and both sets of grandparents.
Survivors include his mother, Gladys Abee of Morganton, two daughters, Megan and husband Stephan Sharar of Charlotte and Kellie Abee of Valdese and one brother, Michael Barnette of Morganton. Also surviving are four grandchildren; Carrie Woodard, Alexis Woodard, Makayla Abee and Jeffery Ryffel, nieces, Jaime McLean and a nephew, Jeremy Abee, and a number of extended adopted family, including Amber and Tyler Cook and their children, Aleigha, Alona and Triston.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. at Abee's Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Rudy Hayes officiating.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 4:00 until 5:00 P.M. at Abee's Grove Baptist Church.
Memorials may be sent to the family to assist with expenses and sent to 4357 Gouge Ave., Morganton, NC 28655.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at
Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the Abee family.