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Barbara Gail Artis

December 21, 1959 — April 5, 2018

Ms. Barbara Gail Artis, age 58, of 1409 Grove Street, Wilson was called to her eternal rest on Thursday, April 5, 2018.  She was the daughter of Ralphel Newsome and Doris Newsome.

A service honoring her life will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 11 am at Greater Morning Star Church, 705 South Sycamore Street, Fremont, NC.  The Rev. James Earl Bunch will officiate.  Interment will follow in Golden Gate Cemetery, Pikeville. 

Precious memories of Barbara will forever be cherished by her daughters, Domeca Artis of the home and Kaniyah Artis of Wilson, NC; her son, DeAndre Artis of the home; her parents, Ralphel Newsome and Doris Newsome of Pikeville, NC; five sisters, Connie Artis, Gloria Artis, Wilma Newsome, Gwendolyn Newsome all of Goldsboro, NC and Debbie Newsome of Fremont, NC; two brothers, Charles Newsome of Pikeville, NC and Richard Green of Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Brianna Barnes of Wilson, NC, Tyreik Artis, Derrick Artis both of the home and Breyanna Brown of Goldsboro, NC; one godsister, Tajuana Dickerson of Pikeville, NC; a host of great aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A viewing will be held Friday, April 13, 2018 from 3 pm to 6 pm at Carrons Funeral Home, 325 East Nash Street, Wilson. The family is receiving friends at 106 Lane Street, Pikeville, North Carolina and will assemble there at 10 am on Saturday in preparation for the funeral procession. 

Condolences may be directed to or faxed to 252.237.0120.  They may also be emailed to

Please remember the Artis Family during their hours of bereavement.

Professional and caring service has been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home, "The Willing Friend".
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, April 13, 2018

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Greater Morning Star Church

705 S Sycamore St, Fremont, NC 27830

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