10/5/2020 6:33:00 PM Rita "Dianne" Waugh Barkley July 25, 1955 - October 4, 2020
CLAREMONT, N.C. - Mrs. Rita “Dianne” Waugh Barkley, 65, of Claremont passed away Sunday October 4, 2020 at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born July 25, 1955 in Catawba County a daughter of the late Jack Waugh and Betty Caldwell Waugh. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Debbie Waugh.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years Randy W. Barkley; sons Larry Shaw and wife Angela of Maiden and Chad Barkley and wife Brittany of Hickory; daughter Rebecca Porter and husband Steven of Stony Point; grandchildren Megan Shaw, Sophia Barkley, Jonathan, Nicholas and Lucas Porter; two great-grandchildren; brothers Darren Waugh and wife Kimberly and Dale Waugh both of Maiden,
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Anderson Baptist Church in Maiden with Pastors Donald Cline and Charles Ingle officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Lincolnton. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 p.m. to 2:45 pm., at the church.
Memorials may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, mymsaa.org.
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Burke Mortuary of Newton, N.C. is serving the Barkley family.