HENDERSONVILLE - Pearl Barnwell, 100, of Hendersonville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at her home.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Barnwell; her parents, Robert and Lois Freeman; four brothers, John, Charles, Clifford, and Joe, and seven sisters, Ellar Jane, Sophie, Mary, Lillie Mae, Clara, Helen, and Agnes.
She is survived by her son, Henry Barnwell, of Hendersonville; her daughter, Nancy Lyda, of Hendersonville; three grandchildren, Tammy Lyda, of Asheville, Jeff Lyda and his wife Alicia, of Hendersonville and Jenni Frady and her husband John, of Hendersonville; two great-grandchildren, Jordan Frady and Andrew Lyda; a brother, T.B. Freeman, of Hendersonville, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at the Barnwell Family Cemetery with the Rev. Harriett Shands officiating. The family will be at the home.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or P.O. Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.
Published in The Times-News from Feb. 1 to Feb. 2, 2013