Barbara Lee Tart, 81, of Kinston, died Monday, October 28, 2019.
Born in Norfolk, Virginia, Barbara was the daughter of the late Robert Edward Lee and Minnie Collins Lee. Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Edwin Tart, Sr., five brothers, Robert, Cecil, Charles, Fred, William; and her sister, Virginia Dare Lee.
Barbara worked for several years with TextFi, and later retired from West Pharmaceutical Company. In her spare time, she enjoyed baking and selling any and all types of cakes.
She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Thigpen and husband Herman of Kinston, NC; sons, Richard Lassiter and wife Wendy of Ft. Smith, AR, Ace Lassiter of South Mills, NC, and Samuel Lee Tart and wife Karen of Hope Mills, NC; grandchildren, Dallas Lassiter, Shane Maughan, Brandon Maughan, Jackie Stocks, Jonathan Thigpen, Brittany Thigpen Moore, Jacob McClure, Ashley Anway, Emily Tart, and Dylan Tart; nine great grandchildren; and her sister, Carrie Lee Ball of Flat Rock, NC.
Barbara was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
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