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Barbara Ann (Craig) Huskey

July 26, 1948 ~ May 19, 2020 (age 71)


            Barbara Ann Craig Huskey, age 71, of Forest City, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at her home. She was born on July 26, 1948 in Buncombe County to the late Joseph Richard Craig and Maebelle Ollis Craig. Barbara worked as a manager of a convenience store and was a member of Pisgah View Pentecostal Church in Candler. Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Donald Huskey, who passed away in 2013; and her six siblings.

            Barbara is survived by her daughters, Pamela Biggerstaff (Genis) of Sweetwater, TN, Rose Peterson (John) of Jonesboro, TN, Lisa Burrell (Gary) of Forest City, and Crystal Diaz (Ricky) of Knoxville, TN; her son Kelly Dockery (Angel) of Forest City; 12 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and lifelong friend, Burnie Dockery.

            A funeral service will be held at 3pm, Saturday, May 23, 2020 in the Penland Family Funeral Home chapel. The family will be receiving friends an hour before the service from 2pm-3pm. The Rev. James Donati will be officiating. Barbara will be laid to rest next to her late husband, Donald Huskey, at 11am, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain.

            The pallbearers will be Ronnie Buckner, Christopher Burrell, Ryan Burrell, Justin Dockery, Allen Burrell, and Joshua Dockery.

            In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to CarePartners Hospice McDowell at 575 Airport Road, Marion, NC 28752. Penland Family Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Huskey Family.

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May 23, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Penland Family Funeral Home
125 South Avenue
Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778

Funeral Service
May 23, 2020

3:00 PM
Penland Family Funeral Home
125 South Avenue
Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778

May 27, 2020

11:00 AM
Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery
Old Hwy 70
Black Mountain, North Carolina 28711


CarePartners Hospice of McDowell
575 Airport Road, Marion NC 28752

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