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Betty (Guffie) Barnhardt

October 19, 1937 ~ August 14, 2017 (age 79)

Betty Guffie Barnhardt, 79, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017. Mrs. Barnhardt was born October 19, 1937 in Macon County to the late Turner R. Guffie and Helen Roane Guffie. She was married to the late Grady B. Barnhardt who preceded her. She worked many years as a textile worker and a caregiver. She went to Blanton Business College in Asheville and was a member of Maiden’s Chapel.

Survivors include her daughter, Jinger Hooper (Horace Seay) of Franklin; two grandchildren, Matthew Hooper (Jessica) and Christopher Hooper (Kari Saunders); two great-grandchildren, Jordan Hooper and Masen Hooper; and a sister, Barbara Hodgins of Franklin.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 17, 2017 in the chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Stephanie Thompson and Rev. John Henry officiating. Burial will follow in the Maiden’s Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tony Bryson, Jerry Hodgin, Jack Hodgin, Mike Ramsey, David Seay and Jaye Seay. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evening August 16, 2017 at Bryant-Grant Funeral Home.

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Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Barnhardt family. 

 Service Information

August 16, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Franklin, NC 28734

Funeral Service
August 17, 2017

11:00 AM
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Franklin, NC 28734

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