Born: Monday Sep 7, 1931

Died: Thursday Aug 22, 2019


Burnie Barton Harter

September 7, 1931 - August 22, 2019

Burnie Ann Barton Harter, 87, of 1134 Harris Street in Eden, passed away Thursday evening, August 22, 2019, at Hospice Home of Rockingham County.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, August 25, at Smyrna Presbyterian Church with burial to follow in Ridgeview Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends Saturday evening, 6 - 8 PM, at Fair Funeral Home.

Mrs. Harter was born September 7, 1931 in Leaksville, NC, to the late W. P. "Pat" Barton and Alpha Fulcher Barton.  She was a member of Smyrna Presbyterian Church where she served as the church pianist for many years.

She is survived by her two daughters, Debra Prather and husband, Gene, of New Bern and Mea Alderman-Overby and husband, Ronnie, of Eden;  brother, J. P. Barton and wife, Pam, of Staunton, VA;  and her little canine love, Daisy.

In addition to her parents and her step-mother, Lillie Cox Barton,  she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Harter;  sisters, Hellan Losee and Mildred Cook;  and her little dachshund, Hannah.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Eden Animal Shelter, 1027 Rhodes Road, Eden, NC  27288;  Eden Rescue Squad, 106 Mabel St, Eden, NC 27288;  or to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a very sweet woman! Praying for you and your family!
Patti Pistilli

My condolences to you Mea and your family. May God continue to guide you and strengthen you. Much Love.
Sara Graham (CareLink)

Mea and family, we are so sorry about the passing of your mother. We both know this terrible feeling as our mama’s are very special. Know you and all the family are in our thoughts and prayers. Deepest sympathy.
Susan & Louis Childrey

Mea I am so sorry. I know how close y'all have always been. Take comfort in knowing you will see her again and right now she has no pain. Love and prayers to you all 🙏❤️
Susan Murphy

Dear Mea and family....my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time. I am so sorry.
Cheryl Evans

My prayers are with you during this valley that you walk in, that God will comfort you during this darkness. May the days ahead be filled with memories that bring a brightness of light to the situation.
Tommy Griffin

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