Mabel Burris Barta
Mabel Burris Barta
  • February 22, 1924 - February 17, 2017
  • North Carolina

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Mabel Burris Barta, 92, died peacefully on Friday, February 17, 2017, at Fisher Park Health and Rehab Center, after a ten year journey with dementia.
Mrs. Barta was born in Cherryville, NC, to Dr. F. Ray and Hettie Strickland Burris. Mrs. Barta was active in the NC Chiropractic Women's Auxiliary, Wildwood Garden Club, Eastern Star, Guilford Battle Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Guilford Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, an avid golfer and calligrapher. She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Wesley L. Barta and her brothers, Dr. Risden F. Burris and Dr. Efird S. Burris. She is survived by her daughters, Debra Barta and Julie Trull (William) both of Greensboro, grandchildren, Nikki Kontoulas of Charlotte, NC and Mark Cory of Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, TX, and sister, Mrs. Lavina Burris Kuck of Lincolnton, NC, and several nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service will be held at the Memorial Garden at First Lutheran Church, Greensboro.