AHOSKIE, NC – Barbara Anne Casper, age 74, passed away on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the Accordius Health at Creekside Care in Ahoskie, NC.
Barbara was born on January 7, 1945 to Daniel Casper and Celia Mae Phelps Harmon in Hertford County, NC. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend that cherished her family, especially her grandchildren. Barbara was a devoted member of Early’s Baptist Church and was very active in the Women’s Ministries. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gospel music, hummingbirds, and collecting ceramic roosters. Barbara loved poetry and knew just how to put the right words together. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Casper. Left to cherish Barbara’s memory are two sons; Marcus Casper and wife Ruth of Ahoskie, and Daniel Casper and wife Susan of Ahoskie; grandson, Brendan Casper; granddaughter, Caitlin Casper; sister, Brenda Baird and husband Reggie of Roanoke Rapids, NC; dear friend, Diane Bryant; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Friday, December 6, 2019, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC and other times at the home of her son, Marc.
A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 2:00 pm at the Liberty Free Will Baptist Church, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Troy Bordeaux, Rev. Paul Ange, and Rev. Dr. Jesse Croom officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Early’s Baptist Church,310 South Early Station Road, Ahoskie, NC 27910 or online by clicking here
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Casper family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.