Let the memory of Barbara be with us forever
  • 65 years old
  • Born on October 31, 1947 .
  • Passed away on September 16, 2013 .

Barbara Saunders Pilkington, 65, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Monday, September 16th, 2013 at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, NC after an extended illness.

A native of Granville County the daughter of the late Thomas and Kathleen Dease Saunders.  She was of the Baptist Faith and retired from Murdoch Center in Butner.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, September 19th, 2013 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford by the Rev. Tony Broome.  Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Oxford.

Surviving are three daughters Virginia “Jenny” Morris Bullock of Roxboro, Debra Morris Young of Okeechobee, Florida and Christy Pilkington Collier of Henderson, a sister Kimberly Lester of Oxford, a brother, Wayne Dease of South Boston, Va, four granddaughters, three grandsons and one great-grandaughter.

The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Christy Pilkington Collier of Henderson.

Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford is assisting the Pilkington family.

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