LA GRANGE - Kathy Harper Barrow, 52, of La Grange passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2011. Kathy was born in Lenoir County on November 20, 1958, to Laverne Rouse Harper Strickland and the late Edward Earl Harper. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Blanie and Lillie Mae Harper. She was Personnel Coordinator for Crown of Kinston. Survivors include her son, John Eric Barfield and friend Patricia Lilley, of Greenville; mother Laverne Rouse Harper Strickland of Hookerton; brothers Jimmy Harper of Kinston and Kenneth Harper of Clayton; one niece and two nephews; and special friend, Frank French of Snow Hill. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2011, at Howard-Carter Funeral Home and other times at the home of her brother, Jimmy Harper, 3727 Dawson Path Drive (Paul's Path Road). Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 22, 2011, at the funeral home with the Reverend J. W. Forehand officiating. Burial will follow in Rainbow Cemetery. Arrangements are by Howard-Carter Funeral Home. Sign the guest book at kinston.com. (Paid obituary)
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Published in Free Press from July 19 to July 22, 2011