Barbara Batchelor Marshburn

BARBARA "BOBBIE" BATCHELOR MARSHBURN Barbara Neal Batchelor Marshburn (Bobbie) of Wrightsville Beach passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter. Bobbie was born in Nashville, N.C. on January 6, 1926, the daughter of the late John Clifton Batchelor and Lucille Neal Batchelor. She is predeceased by her husband, Earl F. Marshburn of Wilmington. She came to Wilmington in 1943 during World War II and took a job with the U.S. District Attorney and remained with them until the office was moved. She then worked for Drs. Mebane and Sinclair. In 1956 she began working with Dr. Horace G. Moore, Jr. later joined in practice by Dr. Bertram Williams Jr. and Dr. Ellis Tinsley, forming Wilmington Surgical Associates, where she worked over 30 years until her retirement. Bobbie loved living at the beach, vacations in the mountains with Earl, and was an avid reader. She is survived by her nieces, Ann Marshburn Stephens and Susan Marshburn Snakenberg (Jim); nephew, Carl B Marshburn, III; two cousins, Mickie Moore Jones and Sherri Jones Pridgen; and many other cousins in the Batchelor and Neal families. She will also be remembered by special friends Steven and Angel Griffin and family, and Marlene Haffmans. The family will receive friends at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Monday, April 28, 2014. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 pm and will be conducted by Pastor Keith Louthan. Interment will follow at Oakdale Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Thomas, Charles Gillette, Walter Smith, Johnny Smith, Al Hollowell and Bert Voiet. The family would like to thank Hospice for helping her during her illness and to the caregivers at Home Instead for helping her stay at home as long as possible. Memorial donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice or charity of one's choice. Condolences to the family at Andrews Market Street Chapel

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Andrews Mortuary & Crematory - Market Street Chapel
1617 MARKET ST Wilmington, NC 28401
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2014