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Mrs. Barbara Buchanan Holder, 76, of Lillington passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Central Harnett Hospital in Lillington. She was born in Harnett County, the daughter of the late James Edward and Rosie Cornelia Boggs Buchanan. Barbara was an active member of Holly Springs Baptist Church in Broadway where she was a member of the WMU and served on various committees. She worked for Blossman Gas in Sanford for over 30 years. Barbara loved to cook, fish, read and do search a word. She enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s sporting events. Barbara was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Bernice “Billy” Baxter Holder and Herman Lattie Byrd; sister, Clara Lee Buchanan.

Barbara is survived by 2 daughters, Karen Byrd of Broadway, Debbie Cordevant and husband Jerry of Broadway; 2 grandchildren, Melissa Cordevant of Sanford and Eric Cordevant of Broadway; 3 sisters, Ernestine Cole, Janette Boggs, Rhonda Kelly all of Sanford and brother, Randy Buchanan and wife Susie of Broadway; nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Holly Springs Baptist Church in Broadway with Rev. Scott Yow and Rev. Jerry Parsons officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM in the church multipurpose building and other times at the home of Debbie and Jerry Cordevant.