SHELBY-Barbara Tarlton Crocker, 69, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at home.
Born in Brunswick, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Lee Roy and Edna Lucille Ellis Tarlton. She is also preceded in death by a brother, William Leroy Tarlton; and stepson, Ronnie Crocker.
Barbara was a member of Lafayette Street United Methodist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Billy R. Crocker; daughter, Sharon Renee Crocker of Shelby; sisters, Doris Williamson and husband Richard of Indian Land, S.C., and Joan Gettys and husband Flay of Belmont; grandchildren, Faron Young and Landon Crocker of Shelby, Joshua Crocker of Clover, S.C., Jake Crocker of Gastonia; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the church. At other times, the family will be at the home.
Celebration of Life Service: 1 p.m. Thursday at Lafayette Street United Methodist Church
Officiated By: The Rev. Dr. Thomas R. Steagald
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Crocker.
Memorials: May be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, N.C. 28150 or Lafayette Street United Methodist Church, 1420 South Lafayette Street, Shelby, N.C. 28152
A guest registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com