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Barbara Chrisawn Autrey, age 54, of the South Toe Community, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 5th, 2019 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 18th, 1964 to Floyd and Violet McPeters Chrisawn of South Toe. Barbara attended Little Creek Holiness Church and enjoyed painting, crafts, writing and working with her flowers and plants. She loved her family dearly.
Left to cherish her memories in addition to her parents, Floyd and Violet, is her daughter, Amanda Michelle Laws and husband, Anthony, of Jacks Creek; friend and former husband, Dennis Autrey of South Toe; grandson and her sunshine, Adam Laws; sisters: Lois Ann Laws (Keith), Loretta Devon Ferguson (Chris) and Annette Susan Chrisawn (Richie Ray) all of South Toe; brother, Floyd David Chrisawn also of South Toe and nieces and nephews: Tyler Chrisawn, Larry Ogle (Amanda) and Sheena Wilson (Brandon). Several grandnieces and grandnephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 9th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Brother Dayton Lewis will officiate. Burial will follow in the Carroway Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home and at other times will be at the home of her sister, Lois Laws, at 19 Antler Lane.
The family would like to say a very special thank you to the nurses of Blue Ridge Hospital and Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge for the wonderful care given to Barbara and request memorial donations be made to them at 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.