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Barbara Kisselburg

April 16, 1932 — January 26, 2016

Mrs. Barbara Louise (Capps) Kisselburg died January 26, 2016 with her family by her side in Boiling Springs, NC.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel conducted by Dr. James Richardson. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. A graveside service for family will follow at 2:00 pm at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Pine Cove Road, Old Fort.
She is survived by two sons, Mark Kisselburg and wife Diann of Riverside, CA, and Eric Kisselburg and wife Dara of Shelby, NC, three grandchildren, Heather Bryson and husband David of Shelby, NC, Laura Newton and husband Jonathan of Shelby, NC, and Caleb Kisselburg of Chino, CA, four great grandchildren, Madison Bryson, Makenzie Bryson, Piper Bryson, and Sydney Bryson, four sisters, Sarah Morrow of Statesville, NC, Nancy Benfield of Wilkesboro, NC, Rixie Cline of Statesville, NC, and Nina Houston of Statesville, NC.
Born April 16, 1932 in Asheville, Mrs. Kisselburg was the daughter of the late Marriott Rickman Capps and Selma Louise (Harrison) Capps.
Barbara was the oldest of five sisters. Her father was a dairyman on the Biltmore Estate where she lived from age 12 to 18. She was a graduate of Appalachian State Teachers College. Barbara moved with her family to Fairbanks, Alaska in 1965 where she taught at University Park Elementary School until returning to Old Fort in 1977. Barbara appreciated life and knew that the quality of life was more than simply the number of years lived on this earth. She loved her sisters dearly and the visits they shared remembering their past. She treasured her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren and cherished the memories they made with each adventure together.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby NC 28150.

  • Visitation

    January 30, 2016
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Cleveland Funeral Services

    2518 W. Dixon Blvd.
    Shelby, NC
    (704) 487-5811
  • Funeral Service

    January 30, 2016
    11:00 AM

    Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel

    2518 W. Dixon Blvd.
    Shelby, NC
  • Graveside Service

    January 30, 2016
    2:00 PM

    Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery

    Pine Cove Road
    Old Fort, NC
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