December 20, 1932 ~ October 15, 2020

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Barbara Jackson went home peacefully in the early morning of October 15, 2020 surrounded by her children at her home in Candler, NC.

She was the daughter of Jeff and Oma Lee Metcalf, and sister to Bob Metcalf. She was married to Charles Jackson for 64 wonderful years until he went ahead to wait for her in 2015.

She is survived by her children Susan Buchanan, Anne Lingelbach, and Jeffrey Jackson; their spouses Keith Lingelbach and Cindy Jackson; and grandchildren Jared, Brittany, Amanda, Charlie, Heather, Andrew, Katherine, and Amanda Joy. She is also survived by 15 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.

She is at peace now and is with Papaw in the eternal happiness of heaven. Private graveside services were held on October 17, 2020.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

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


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    • Dear Susan,
      My heart aches for you as you begin this grief journey. Sending warm hugs & prayers to you. Grief is truly solitary even while being shared by friends and family. Prayers for strength, understanding and blessings, Brenda

  1. So sorry for your loss. I have known Barbara & Charles my whole life. I always Loved to hear them sing. I went to church with them at Pole Creek. I pray God will hold you in His arms & Comfort you during this time. You & your family are in our thoughts & Prayers.

  2. We are so sorry for the loss of your momma. She was such a sweet lady. We are praying that God will blanket you with his sweet grace today and in the days ahead.

  3. Sorry to hear of Barbara’s passing! I was so glad to get to know her these last several years, enjoyed doing Barbara’s hair every Friday morning. My deepest sympathy to all of you!!!

  4. Dear Anne, Susan, & Jeff,
    The death of our parents is one of life’s most difficult experiences. I don’t think we are ever ready to say goodbye, we always want to see their sweet smile or hear them say “I love you” one more time. Be kind to yourselves & to each other. And He will give you everything you need to face whatever you encounter in this fallen world, even death (2 Peter 1:3)

  5. Susan, Jeff, Anne, & Family
    Your Mother was a product of the missions training at Pole Creek, and she was always faithful in her Missions work in the church. Many hot meals were served to grieving families as a result of her efforts. She is now enjoying the sights and wonders of heaven that she deserves. Rory and Mya were in the crowd with family to greet her when she left you last week. What a glorious reunion we all have to look forward to! Our prayers will continue for each of you to have the privilege to know and achieve God’s will in your lives and follow in your parents footsteps.
    Our Love in Jesus,
    Royce & Gwenda


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