Barbare, Amanda Sue (Clark)
Apr. 27, 1969 - Nov. 14, 2012
Amanda Sue (Clark) Barbare, 43, of Punta Gorda, FL, formerly of Lenoir, NC, died on Nov. 14, 2012.
Born April 27, 1969, in Lenoir, NC, she was the daughter of Max and Norma (Grogan) Williams. She graduated from South Caldwell High School and the University of South Florida magna cum laude.
Amanda married Charles Richard Barbare Nov. 4, 2006, at University Park Country Club. She was a loving mother and home school teacher
to their 5-year-old son, Max.
Amanda enjoyed photography and hiking out West. She was a member of Cornerstone Church in Lakewood Ranch.
Her creative genius showed during holidays through Max's handmade Halloween costumes, the special pecan French toast she made on Christmas day and the beautiful Christmas trees that she decorated with sentimental ornaments and every light in the right place.
She is survived by her husband, Charles, and son, Max, both of Punta Gorda; sister and best friend, Lori A. Downey, of Nokomis; and mother, Norma (Grogan) Williams, of Hudson, NC.
A memorial service will take place at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at Cornerstone Church, 14306 Covenant Way, Lakewood Ranch with Pastor Ted Hamm officiating.
A graveside service will take place at Mount Herman United Methodist Church in Lenoir. Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home is responsible for arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to
or a children's
Amanda had a tender heart and a strong, unspoken sweetness. She will be deeply missed.