Mrs. Barbara Willis Deal, age 64, passed away at home on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 surrounded by family in Charlotte, NC. Barbara was born in Marion, NC on August 12, 1956 to Guy and Zita Randolph Willis.
Barbara enjoyed playing cards, putting together puzzles, holidays, and family gatherings. Most of all, she loved her children and grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her father, Guy Willis.
Barbara will be remembered by her husband of 43 years, Wayne Deal; two children, Tyler Deal of Charlotte, NC and Matthew (Rebecca) Deal and their three children, Riley, Piper, and Griffin of Clayton, NC. Barbara is also survived by her mother, Zita Randolph Willis; her four brothers, Guy Stephen Jr (Renee), Jerry (Richie), Roger (Pamela), and Charles (Joanne); numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.
A visitation will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home in Huntersville, NC. The funeral service will be following the visitation in the chapel of Raymer-Kepner at 2:30 pm. A burial service will follow at Pleasant Grove UMC Cemetery in Charlotte, NC. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at 31 College Place, Suite Doppler 103, Asheville, NC 28801. Special thanks to Felica, Sharon & Amy at Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region for their compassion and care.