Sheila Shankle Barbee

Published 10:13 am Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Sheila Shankle Barbee, 73, of Oakboro, passed away March 26, 2019 at Spring Arbor in Albemarle.
The family will receive friends at Stanly Funeral Home of Albemarle from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 28.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Adam Hatley officiating.
A private burial will be at a later date.
Sheila was the daughter of the late Daniel Augustus Shankle and Mildred Brooks Shankle.
She was a graduate of Albemarle Senior High School. She worked at Home Savings Bank for 44 years where she served as corporate secretary and executive senior vice president.
After retirement, Sheila enjoyed spending time with her Sunday school class, visiting residents at Bethany Woods and working outside in her yard. She loved spending time with her only granddaughter and you could most always find her next to her husband, helping him work on a tractor project.
Sheila is survived by her husband of 53 years, Hilton Barbee, of the home; their daughter, Kristie Barbee Huber of Locust; granddaughter, Danielle Augusta Huber (Danni); and a sister, Lou Shankle Page.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Linda Shankle Thompson.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to: Hospice of Stanly County & The Uwharrie, 960 First St., Albemarle, NC 28001; West Albemarle Baptist Church, 336 Church St., Albemarle, NC 28001; and Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 17236 Frog Pond Road, Oakboro, NC 28129.