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Barbara Sue North, 69, North Manchester, Indiana passed away at 6:48 p.m. on July 16, 2018 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Barbara was born on May 7, 1949 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Rebel and Julie (Reffitt) Hackworth.
After graduating from Prestonsburg High School, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, Barbara moved to Indiana and shortly after she married James L. North on December 13, 1969. She was employed at Singer Control in North Manchester from 1967-1974 and also worked at H&R Block in North Manchester as a tax preparer. Barb will long be remembered as a cashier for the Hardware Store in North Manchester for 30 years. She was very engaging and joyful as she served the public through her employment. She enjoyed baking and shopping and laughing while spending time with her grandchildren.
Barbara is survived by her husband James North, North Manchester, IN; one daughter, Jayme R. (Richard) Smith, North Manchester, IN; one brother, Roy (Pat) Hackworth, Prestonsburg, Kentucky; three sisters, Betty Hackworth, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, Wanna (Kennith) Stephens, Lexington, Kentucky, and Linda Frasure, Martin, Kentucky; and three grandchildren.
Family and friends may call Monday, July 23, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 St. Rd. 114 West, North Manchester, Indiana. A celebration of Barbara Sue North's life will be held Monday, July 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary. Rev. Nick Poe will officiate.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Barbara Sue North, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Road, Dallas, Texas 75231 or the American Liver Foundation, 6133 Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKee Mortuary.
American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas TX 75231
American Liver Foundation
6133 Rockside Road, Independence OH 44131