Obituary for Barbara Tucker Kiser of Aberdeen

Barbara Tucker Kiser, 78, of Aberdeen passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

Barbara was born in Moore County, on September 14, 1944 to the late Thomas and Julia Deberry Tucker.   

She is survived by her children, Ray Kiser (Erin) of Jacksonville, FL, Mike Kiser of Eagle Springs, and Lynne Kiser of Cameron, NC; daughter in law Lisa Strider Kiser of Aberdeen; 9 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren, and one great great-grandchild.  She is also survived by her siblings, Thomas Tucker (Delia) of Raleigh, NC, Barber of Asheboro, Judy Gray (Jay) of St. Paul, NC, and Patsy Kiser (Mike) of Roxboro, NC.    

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Shelly R. “Bozo” Kiser; son Timmy Kiser; grandson Todd Stutts; and her sister Betty Brady.

Barbara was a devoted Christian and long-term member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, where she was very active in her Sunday School class.  She often called friends to sing to them over the phone.  She was an excellent cook and homemaker, especially known for her “golden brown” biscuits and apple dumplings.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many.  She also enjoyed her porcelain doll collection.      

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 from 1:00PM – 2:30 PM at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 2237 Camp Easter Road, Carthage, NC 28327.  The funeral service will begin at 2:30 PM and burial will follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Southern Pines. 

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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