Barbara Briggs Ammons, 70, of Burnsville and Connelly Springs, went home to be with her Lord Saturday, February 15, 2020, at her home in Connelly Springs. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Anderson “AN” and Aletha Laws Briggs, and the wife of David Ammons who died in 1996. She was also preceded in death by a grandson: Zachary Ammons; siblings: Mary Ellen Murphy, Edgle, Clifton, Steven, and James Wess Briggs, and a sister-in-law: Evelyn Briggs, who died February 17, 2020. Barbara enjoyed being a caregiver, with a passionate love for the outdoors, hunting, fishing and her flowers.
Surviving are her husband: David Keith Harding; sons: Doil Ammons and wife, Tammy,of Granite Falls, Richard Ammons and wife, Melanie, of Hickory, and Scottie Ammons of Connelly Springs; grandchildren: Paige Sigmon and husband, Chris, Caleb Ammons, and Cory Ammons; granddaughter: Kayla Kelsey, Trey Byrd, Cayla Riley and husband, Jamie, and Natasha Wilson and husband, Josh; great grandchildren: Liam Wilson and Sawyer Riley; Addisyn and Liam Sigmon, and Emma Byrd; sisters: Opal Shook and husband, Charles of Hickory, Maggie Wilmoth and husband, Arthur, and Flossie Fox and husband, Edison both of Burnsville and brothers: Leonard Briggs of Chester, SC, L. C. Briggs and wife, Sheryl, Willard Briggs and wife, Joan, of Hickory, Kenneth Briggs and wife, Janice, and Howard Briggs and wife, Jewell, both of Burnsville; and sisters-in-laws: Carliss and Louise Briggs.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 6PM Tuesday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home, Burnsville, NC. Family and friends will officiate. A graveside service will be held at 2PM Wednesday in Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory.
The family will receive friends from 4 until 6PM Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Compassionate Care of WNC, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.
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Compassionate Care Western North Carolina
856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville NC 28714