Barbara Anne Cook Macon

barbara macon

May 3, 1940 ~ April 21, 2023

Born in: Canton, NC
Resided in: Fairview, NC

Barbara Anne Cook Macon, 82, of Fletcher, passed away Friday, April 21, 2023 at the CarePartners Solace Center.

A native of Canton, Barbara was a daughter of the late Talmadge and Annie Mae Haynes Cook. She was also preceded in death by her son, William “Cully” Macon, III. Mrs. Macon graduated from Blanton’s Business College, and was a former member of Central United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Thomas “Tom” Macon, III; son, Thomas Macon, V (Erin); grandchildren, Thekla Macon, Laura Macon McElroy (Brandon), Tommy Macon, Mary Macon, Jesse Macon and Tyler Macon; great-grandchildren, Macon and Orion McElroy; and a brother, Bobby Cooke.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 20 in the Patton Avenue Chapel of Groce Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriners Children’s Ohio Burn Care, One Children’s Plaza – 2 West, Dayton, OH 45404, or to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306.


Memorial Service: May 20, 2023 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Tom
    I am sorry to read the news of the passing of your beloved Barbara. May she Rest In Peace and may you find peace. It is truly hard to lose a friend and companion.

  2. Well Barbara, we all had some crazy times. You were so much fun to be around. I miss seeing you, bye for now!! ♥️💔

  3. We are so sorry to read this. She was such a precious soul. Our hearts go out to all of you. Please let us know if we can help in any way.

  4. Tom,
    May you find comfort in keeping alive the happy memories of Barbara.
    Sending my heartfelt sympathy to you and the family.

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