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Barbara Jean Stewart Hamby

December 19, 1931 ~ June 12, 2019 (age 87)
Barbara Jean Stewart Hamby, 87, of Haw River (formerly of Whitsett, NC) passed away at her residence on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11:22 a.m.

A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Hight Crawford Hamby for 51 years, and the daughter of Luther B. and Margaret Thomas Stewart, both deceased. Mrs. Hamby graduated from Mebane High School and was a homemaker and a member of Salem United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her son, Wayne Hamby (Kim); four daughters, Wanda Hill-Rudd (Gary), Linda Riley (Jay), Carolyn Harrell and Barbara Bradshaw (Todd); 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Hamby was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Stewart Anderson and three brothers, Finley Stewart, Russell Stewart and Luther B. Stewart, Jr.

The funeral service will be conducted at Salem United Methodist Church on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. by Rev. Cindy Lister with the family receiving friends from 1:00 until 2:30 prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow in Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC or the Dementia Society of America (
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