Barbara Ellen Vassar, age 87, of Nathalie, VA, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2013. She is survived by three children, Linda Kaye Crews and her husband, Ernest of Brookneal, VA, Rita Fisher and her husband, Danny of Nathalie, VA, Harold Vassar and his wife, Pat of Eden, N. C.; grandchildren, Ernest “Pete” Crews of Brookneal, Kevin Fisher of TN, H. T. Vassar Jr., and wife, Liz of OH, Sherry Barker of N. C., Tracey Moore and her husband, Warren of N C., Michelle Creasey and her husband, Kerry of Huddleston,; great-grandchildren, Robbie Poole, Holly and Taylor Creasey, Ashley Vassar, Brooke Ore, Jenny Ore, and Jeremy Moore; two sisters, Maxine Kennedy of TN, and Ailene Haws of OK; and one brother, Ed Green of MO. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julian Thomas Vassar. Barbara was a member of the Brookneal Baptist Church.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, August 22, 2013, at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, with interment to follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, Charlotte C. H., VA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. and all other times at the home of Linda Kaye Crews, 4855 Staunton Hill Road, Brookneal, VA 24528. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, Virginia, is in charge of arrangements.