​Carol N. Barber



Carol Norwood Barber “Nana”, 55, of Goldsboro passed away on Friday at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. She is the daughter of the late Bobby and Peggy Guy Norwood. Jan as her friends and family called her, worked for 37 years at Wayne UNC Healthcare. She started in the cafeteria and worked her way to the top. She loved her work family. She was even upset when she was too sick to be involved in their latest conversion to EPIC. She was proud to be a super user.

A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, November 1st at 7:00 P.M. at The Bridge Goldsboro. The family asks that in honor of Jan that everyone wear bright colors to her celebration service.

Mrs. Barber is survived by: the love of her life, Ricky Barber Sr.; her children, Ricky Barber Jr. and girlfriend, Claudia Hernandez, Kelly Barber and wife, Tonya, and Sandy Barber all of Goldsboro; her brothers, Bobby Norwood Jr. and wife, Joyce of Holly Ridge and Randy Norwood and wife, Annette of Warsaw; sisters in law, Debbie Norwood and Dawn Murray all of Goldsboro; and grandchildren, Kristen Pereira, Makenzie Corbett, Ethan Corbett, Jordan Corbett, Jaxon Barber, and Levi Barber.

In addition to her parents, Jan was preceded in death by her brothers, Tony Norwood and Jeff Norwood.

The family wishes to thank the Doctors and staff at UNC Hospital Chapel Hill as well as the Doctors and staff at Southeastern Medical Oncology for their care for Mrs. Barber during her sickness.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to, Cures for the Colors C/O SMOC 203 Cox Blvd, Goldsboro, NC 27534. Jan would want to encourage everyone to be an organ donor and a lifetime blood donor.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Barber family, and online condolences may be sent to www.shumate-faulk.com