Obituary

BARBARA KIDWELL

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MOUNT AIRY — Barbara Geraldine Reese Kidwell (Bobbi), 68, passed away in the presence of her family on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Duke University Hospital. She was born in Belburn, W.Va., on April 24, 1945, to the late Glada Malissa Reese Harich of Clinton, Md., and the late Charles Clarence Reese of Beckley, W.Va. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Terry Edward Reese of Elkton, Va., and Gary Charles Reese of Beckley, W.Va.; and a sister, Karen Sue Maddy of Archdale. Bobbi was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, and was associated with the mortgage and real estate industry most of her life in the Northern Virginia area working in middle management capacity. She attended Trinity Episcopal Church and was an avid viewer of Charles Stanley Ministries. She was a member of Chapter 18 Order of Eastern Star. She will be remembered for her knowledge in working with people and her loving care for family and friends. She is survived by her husband, John Kidwell of the home; son, Kenneth M. Unger and wife, Debra, of Mount Airy, and son, Bryan Keith Unger and friend, Gretchen Rohrbach, of Winston-Salem; and three grandchildren, Kenny Jr., Kyle and Tyler Unger of Mount Airy. She is also survived by four sisters, Judy Serino of Rural Hall, Louise McCutcheon and husband, Lanty, of Northern Virginia, Linda Harbinson and husband, Michael, of Streetsboro, Ohio, and JoAnn Thompson and husband, Larry, of Cincinnati, Ohio; one brother, Charles Stuart McMillion of White Plains; several nieces and nephews; and extended family. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Moody Funeral Chapel, 206 W. Pine St., in Mount Airy with Father Ray Hanna officiating. Interment will be at White Plains Friends Meeting on Old Hwy 601 in White Plains. Mrs. Kidwell's family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, from 1 until 2 p.m. Flowers will be accepted, but memorials contributions may be made in honor of Bobbi to White Plains Friends Meeting Cemetery Fund, 623 Old Highway 601, Mount Airy, NC 27030, the Surry Humane Society, 230 Frederick St. Mount Airy, NC 27030, or to the Oxford Orphanage, 600 College St., Oxford, NC 27565. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.


Published in Mount Airy Newspapers from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2014
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