Mrs. Barbara Malone Lopossay, 75, of Bennett, N.C., died Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at the Siler City Rehabilitation Center in Siler City. The visitation will be held Thursday evening, October 22, 2015, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyce Brady Chapel in Bennett. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 23, 2015, at the Joyce Brady Funeral Chapel with Pastor Ben Josey officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Siler City, N.C. .
Barbara was born in Carthage, N.C. in 1940, daughter of the late Iron Malone and Gladys Mashburn Malone. She worked at Chatham Foods before retiring in 1997. Barbara loved to cook and garden as well as watching old movies that included her favorite two, “Cool Hand Luke” and “Dirty Dancing”.
She enjoyed attending Thanksgving Praise and Worship Church in Siler City and treasured her time spent with family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband.
She is survived by One son, Rodney Lopossay of Bennett, N.C. and One daughter, Mitzi Josey and husband Ben, of Liberty, N.C. , One brother, Lennon Malone of High Point, N.C. and One sister, Catherine Wright of Silk Hope, N.C. . Five grandchildren, Candie Maness, Ryan Josey, Paige Lopossay, Kyle Lopossay and Lane Lopossay. Two great-grandchildren, Mollee Maness and Rhylan Josey, and Caretakers, Lisa Stone and Paige Lopossay.
In addition to flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Liberty Home and Hospice 401 E. Third Street Siler City, N.C. 27344. Online condolences may be offered at www.joycebradychapel.com .
Joyce Brady Chapel of Bennett, N.C. is honored to serve the Lopossay family.