Kathy Barnhill
1948 - 2019
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CLOVER, S.C. - Kathy Shields Barnhill, 70, entered into Heaven on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at her home with her loving family by her side. Kathy was born in Kenbridge, Virginia and is the daughter of Dorothy Stroupe Shields and the late Claiborne Shields.

Kathy was a graduate of Kenbridge High School, Kenbridge, Virginia and Business College in Richmond, Virginia. Kathy worked for many years as a Paralegal for Ted Greve & Associates PA Attorney at Law, Gastonia.

Kathy is a member of Southside Baptist Church and she enjoyed working with the children of the church. She loved to crochet, read and dressing up in her finest when going anywhere, she always "Shined."

Kathy was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister; she will be missed by so many.

Kathy is survived by her husband of 29 years, Robert Lee Barnhill; mother, Dorothy Stroupe Shields of Kenbridge, Virginia; three daughters, Lynn Cleaton and husband Walter of South Hill, Virginia, Cynthia Peebles of San Diego, California, Lynn Hennessee and husband Pastor Carroll Hennessee of Gastonia; one sister, Gayle Grant of Kenbridge, Virginia; four grandchildren, Jordan Gwaltney, Chase Cleaton, David Hennessee, Madison Hennessee; one great grandson, Garrison Gwaltney.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home with Pastor Carroll Hennessee and Chaplain Carl Morton officiating.

Interment will follow at Lakeview Memory Gardens, York, South Carolina.

Memorials are requested to be made to Providence House Calls, 1736 Old York Road, York, South Carolina 29745.

Online condolences may be made at: www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC (704) 864-5144 is serving the Barnhill family.

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Published in Gaston Gazette on Jan. 24, 2019.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Visitation
01:00 - 02:00 PM
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Celebration of Life
02:00 PM
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9 entries
January 31, 2019
May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this sad and difficult time. Psalms 119:50,76.
Annie
January 31, 2019
I am deeply sorry for your loss. May the thought of knowing that family and friends share in your grief bring you a measure of comfort. Proverbs 17:17.
AC GA
January 27, 2019
Kathy was a beautiful person inside and out
praying. connie stiles
January 24, 2019
Kathy was a loving person. Praying for God to wrap you in His arms.
Annette Groves Overcash
January 24, 2019
May the God of Comfort, continue to comfort the family during these difficult times. May he continue to give support and loving kindness, to all. 1 Cor. 1:3,4.
Barbara Sutton
January 23, 2019
I am truly sorry for the loss of this special cousin. My prayers are with you all during this time of grief. Kathy and I were childhood neighbors, school mates, and friends.
David Arthur
Family
January 23, 2019
Linnie and myself are so very sorry for your loss. Kathy was a beautiful soul inside and out. I LOVED to sit by her at church so we could discuss where we got our outfits!She is talking to Jesus, walking on streets of gold and living in a mansion! I am jealous. RIP my friend till I see you again oneday soon.
Linnie and Debbie Holder
January 23, 2019
I am so sorry for the loss of this dear one. We will miss her and our prayers are with you Lee and the family during this sad time. But, rejoicing time to know that Jesus has received another Angel to be with him. Kathy was one of the sweetest and dearest friends that I ever meet during my time here in Gastonia and the neighborhood where we live. She will never be for gotten by my family and me. We loved her and we love you too Lee. May God bless you always.

Yvonne and Clinton Bragg
Yvonne and Clint Bragg
Friend
January 23, 2019
I am so sorry for the loss of this dear one. We will miss her and our prayers are with you Lee and the family during this sad time. But, rejoicing time to know that Jesus has received another Angel to be with him. Kathy was one of the sweetest and dearest friends that I ever meet during my time here in Gastonia and the neighborhood where we live. She will never be for gotten by my family and me. We loved her and we love you too Lee. May God bless you always.

Yvonne and Clinton Bragg
Yvonne and Clint Bragg
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