Barbara June Mathis Sampayo, age 62, of Tuckasegee, N.C., passed away on Monday, March 2, 2021.

She was born on July 4, 1958, in Jackson County, to the late Cecil and Sarah Trantham Mathis.

Barbara was a sweet, precious soul who was beloved by all who knew her. She enjoyed flowers, butterflies, the color purple, and loved to have everything clean and organized. She especially treasured her time with her grandchildren.

Barb will be dearly missed by her loving husband, Felipe; children, Kevin and Kyle (Sarah Pennington) Broom; siblings, Jerri Mathis, Carl Mathis, Aileen (Richard) Salamy; grandchildren, Melanie, Amber, Colton; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Mathis Cemetery, Broom Road, Tuckasegee, with Pastors Keith Owens and Tim Pressley officiating.