Barbara Sawyer Lossen

August 18, 1947 - January 26, 2021

08/18/1947 - 01/26/2021

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AHOSKIE, NC – Barbara Sawyer Lossen, age 73, of Ahoskie-Cofield Road, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at the Vidant Medical Center of Greenville, NC.

Mrs. Lossen was born on August 18, 1947 in Murfreesboro, NC. Barbara was an LPN and enjoyed taking care of people in need. She married the love of her life in 1964 and to this marriage was born two children. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother. She loved her fur babies as well. Barbara was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

Along with her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by a brother, Barry Sawyer.

Barbara is survived by her loving husband, Thomas: son, Thomas Lossen, Jr. of Portland, OR; daughter, Sandra Epperson and husband Tony of Ahoskie; two sisters, Beverly Dunlow and husband Gary of Wilmington, NC, Diane Holloman and husband Jimmie of Eure, NC; and brother, Kirk Sawyer of NC, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Per Barbara’s wishes, a private celebration of life graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2021, with her family at the Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA  22116-7023 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Lossen family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Debbie Britt
3 years ago

I am so sorry to hear about Barbara’s passing. Payers for her family.

Judith Potter
3 years ago

I worked with Barbara for many years ! She was such a wonderful caring person/nurse! She was truly be missed !

Paula Brisson
3 years ago

I had the pleasure of working with Barbara at Northampton Nursing in Jackson NC. She was a very sweet woman and I enjoyed working with her.

Sylvia Britt
3 years ago

So sorry for your loss. We worked together at the old RCH 1978-? & I enjoyed working with Barbara.

Victoria Broglin
3 years ago

So hard to believe. Lots of memories with her and the family. My prayers and love are with the family.

Nikki Epperson
3 years ago

I love Mrs. Barbara and she loved my boys she will be missed dearly and just know that we love you and keep mama June company for us and tell her we love her now y’all both can watch over all of us.

Amy Baker
3 years ago

My heartfelt condolences to the family of a wonderful lady!

Debbie Wheeler Martin
3 years ago

I will never forget Barbara and working with her. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God give them comfort and strength at this difficult time.

Debbie Ernie and Brian Holloman
3 years ago

So sorry for your lost Barbara was a sweet and nice lady really like talking to her She always had a smile praying for u all Love u

BecKy Edwards
3 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. Barbara was always so kind. I loved talking with her. My thoughts are prayers are with you all. Love you