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Barbara Ann Lyon

October 27, 1941 - July 20, 2019

Barbara Ann Lyon, a long-time resident of the Wilmington area, peacefully passed away in her home on Saturday, the 20th of July, 2019.

She was born in Memphis, Tennessee on October 27, 1941.

She moved with her family as a teenager to Jacksonville, North Carolina, and in 1972, she moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. Barbara had a successful career in banking for over 40 years. She held positions of loan officer and branch manager with Cooperative Savings and Loan in Jacksonville, and in Wilmington.

Barbara enjoyed gardening, cooking, knitting, and playing bridge. She took great joy in sharing her hobbies with her friends. Barbara also enjoyed volunteering at the Zimmer Cancer Center and preparing tax returns for those less fortunate. She loved animals, especially her precious dog, Savannah.

Barbara is preceded in death by her mother and father, Annabelle Lyon Shambaugh and Edward Thomas Lyon, stepfather, Levi Shambaugh, and brother Bobby Lyon. She is survived by her brother, Edward Lyon, and wife Sara, sister-in-law, Peggy Lyon, nephews, Brad Lyon and Greg Lyon, nieces, Donna Dougherty, and Cathy Ward.

The memorial service will be held at Grace United Methodist Church, 401 Grace Street,Wilmington,North Carolina,on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Sunday, July 28, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm

The memorial service will be held at Grace United Methodist Church, 401 Grace Street,Wilmington,North Carolina,on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.


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