Barbara Moten

GASTONIA - Barbara Ann Byatt Astley Moten, 68, passed away on Jan. 14, 2013, at the Robin Johnson House, Dallas.

She was born in Staffordshire County, England, daughter of the late Arthur and Kathleen Tristram Byatt.

Mrs. Moten was a member of the Church of England.

Mrs. Moten is survived by her husband of 17 years, Maxie Moten; one daughter, Gail Astley and husband Reggie Gorman of Surrey, England; three sons, Ian Astley and wife Rachel, John Marsh of West Midlands, England, David Marsh and wife Nita of Herefordshire, England; two sisters, Kathleen Elcock of West Midlands, England, Diane Malek of Yorkshire, England; 30 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Colonial Chapel of Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia with the Rev. Ron Watts officiating.

The family will receive friends after the memorial service.

Burial will be in West Midlands, England at a later date.

Memorials may be made to , Finance Department, 30 East 33rd St., New York, New York 10016.

Online condolences may be made at

Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Moten family.

Funeral Home

Carothers Funeral Home at Gaston Memorial Park
2205 Williamsburg Drive Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 867-6337

Published in Gaston Gazette on Jan. 16, 2013