Betty Jo “Jody” Barron, 81 of Southern Pines, passed away on November 1, 2017 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.
A native of Moore County, Jody was born on September 2, 1936 in Southern Pines to the late Jasper and Bessie Swearingen. She was the youngest of eight children whom all have preceded her.
Jody worked for over 20 years at the Pinehurst Medical Clinic. She enjoyed most of all, spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Jack Barron; four children, Chuck Barron, Teri Barron (David), Gary Barron and Kelly Doggett; five grandchildren, Will McSwain, Moriah Evans (Tommy), Claire Underhill, Jack and Remington Doggett; three great grandchildren, Hannah McSwain, Estelle and Vivian Evans; also survived by several other children and grandchildren she thought of as her own, Duane Woody (Ginny), Lynne Powers (Mark) and Jake McSwain (Victoria).
A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11:00AM at Community Congregational Church with Rev. Michael Dubbs officiating. Interment will follow in the church memorial garden.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Community Congregational Church 141 N. Bennett Street Southern Pines, NC 28387 or FirstHealth Hospice House 150 Applecross Road Pinehurst, NC 28374.
Online condolences may be left at: www.bolesfuneralhome.com
Boles Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.in Southern Pines will be assisting the family.