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Grace Barbee

February 24, 1940 — January 8, 2022

Grace Barbee

Mrs. Grace Earline Robinson “Blue Eyes” Barbee, age 81, of Burlington, passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at her residence after several months of failing health.

A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of the late George Warren Robinson and the late Ruby Jane Michael Robinson and was married to the late Alson Barbee, who passed in 2004.  She was a career homemaker, a member of Kingdom Worship Ministries and a certified Notary.  “Blue Eyes” was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother.

Mrs. Barbee is survived by her three children, Donna Eastwood Capps, James Donald Eastwood and his wife, Susan, and Jeffrey Clay Johnson and his wife, Irene; eight grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; two brothers, George Robinson and Michael Robinson and his wife, Janice; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a son, Dennis Eastwood; a sister, JoAnn Isley; and a brother, James Robinson.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM at Alamance Memorial Park by her son, Rev. Jeff Johnson.  The family will receive friends from 3:00 – 5:00 PM Tuesday afternoon at Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to AuthoraCare Collective, 914 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington, NC 27215.

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Past Services


Tuesday, January 11, 2022

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory

2205 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm

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