Barbara Grimes Bumgarner

September 20, 1940 ~ November 25, 2019 (age 79)


Mrs. Barbara Grimes Bumgarner, age 79 of Wilkesboro passed away Monday, November 25, 2019 at Pruitt-Health in Elkin.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, November 29, 2019 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Jerry Varner officiating.  Burial will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bumgarner was born September 20, 1940 in Wilkes County to James Horton and Julia Bauguess Grimes.  

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband; Richard Jerry Bumgarner, three sisters; Lena Spears, Bertha Walker and Pearl Byrd and six brothers; Jim, Brant, Chester, Dean, Cliff and Rob Grimes.

She is survived by two daughters; Teresa Cody and husband Alvin of North Wilkesboro and Lisa Goforth of Wilkesboro, three sons; Ricky Bumgarner,  Randy Bumgarner and Rocky Bumgarner all of Wilkesboro, eight grandchildren; Candy Dwyer, Tamara Bumgarner, Justin Bumgarner, Brandon Bumgarner, Maria Sotelo, Elizabeth Sotelo, Daniel Cody and Jake Cody, seven great grandchildren; Haven Church, Brook Bumgarner, Lauren Bumgarner, Grayson Bumgarner, Hayden Bumgarner, Darrius Bumgarner and Isaac Bumgarner and one brother, R.G. Grimes of Hiddenite.

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November 29, 2019

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
November 29, 2019

2:00 PM
Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel
270 Armory Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Interment following funeral service
November 29, 2019

Mountlawn Memorial Park
Hwy 18 North
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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