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Mrs. Susie Inez Johnson Barrier

Mrs. Susie Inez Johnson Barrier
  • August 10, 1942 - October 19, 2020
  • Rutherford College, North Carolina

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“Dear Barrier Family,We are heartbroken to learn of Sue's passing. There are so many fond memories of family gatherings and Sue's wonderful sense of...Read More »
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“Keeping you all in our prayers. ❤ ”
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“One of my favorite people...loved her laid-back manner. She was a joy. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Adrian Kincaid - Lenoir, NC

“I am sorry for your loss Mark. You and the rest of your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
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Susie Inez Johnson Barrier, 78, of Rutherford College, passed away Monday October 19, 2020 at her daughters residence following a period of declining health.
Sue was born on August 10, 1942 in Oglethorpe County, GA to the late Billy Mack Johnson and Ruby Lillie Kimbrell Jackson. Susie retired from Valdese General Hospital in the business department. She also worked at Mimosa Hills County Club.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Robert Barrier; and one brother, Billy Johnson.
Survivors include her children, Mark Barrier and fiancé Chelesa, Lynn Secrest, Kristi Casale and husband Carlo, Nicole Wise and husband Robert, Robert Barrier and wife Jamie; grandchildren, Brandon Barrier and wife Candace, Stefanie Griffin, Chelsi Barrier, Kelly Secrest, Luca Casale, Ioli Casale, Amanda Wise, Abby Barrier, and Evan Barrier; and great grandchildren, Zayden, Ashton, Miley, Sophia, and Zalee; Bonus Daughters, Rhonda Hollowell and Cassie Fields; best family, The Dzioba's ; a brother, John Jackson and wife Hilda of GA; and sisters-in-law, Rhonda Grigg and husband Sonny, and Elaine Phillips.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday October 22, 2020 in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese, with Rev. Justin Grigg officiating.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:00-2:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.
Memorial contributions may be made to Iredell County Hospice, 2347 Simonton Rd. Statesville, NC 28625.