Penny Lee Barbour, age 66, of Sanford, NC, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at First Health Hospital in Pinehurst, NC.
Penny was born in Lee County on August 14, 1951 to the late Eugene Wilson Gautier, Sr. and Hazel Langley Gautier. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Aaron David Powers; a grandson, Cameron Scott Gattis and by two sisters, Frances Gautier and Doris Painter. Penny was a long-time, faithful member of Haywood Bible Church.
She is survived by her husband, Tony Barbour; son, Charles Robert Gattis (Rebecca) of Sanford; one daughter, Melinda Gattis (Bill) of Sanford; a stepson, Chris Edward Barbour (Rachel) of Zebulon; one brother, Eugene W. Gautier, Jr. (Wanda) of Sanford; eight grandchildren, Erika Kelly, Eric Kelly, Heather Gattis, Lauren Powers, Cole Powers, Kali Powers, Logan Barbour and Zachary Barbour and five great-grandchildren, Noah Kelly, Spencer Kelly, Jonathan Gattis, Lillie Kelly and Carson Gattis.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home and at other times at the family home. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Pleasants officiating. Entombment will follow at Lee Memory Mausoleum.