Barbara Ann Massie

Published 2:46 pm Tuesday, April 3, 2012

FLORIDA, April 3 – Barbara Ann Massie, 59, formerly of Farmville, died Friday, March 30, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. She was the daughter of Dot Massie and the late George L. Massie.

She served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force. After her retirement she and her children moved to Orlando, FL. Her passion was working with estate sales. She was also an animal lover and was always feeding and keeping strays.

Her two-year courageous battle with breast cancer and liver cancer ended at her home in Orlando. She leaves behind a dear friend, Pinkey Baldwin, in Farmville, who helped her through her cancer survival days.

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In addition to her mother, Ms. Massie is survived by a sister, Debbie Massie, both of Farmville; a son, Joshua Ryan and a daughter, Nicole Massie, both of Orlando, FL.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 7 at 4 p.m. at Prospect Gospel Tabernacle Church, Prospect.

Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, is in charge of local announcement.