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Barbara Ann Kress Custar

October 3, 1947 — February 19, 2024

Barbara Ann Kress Custar

Barbara Ann Kress Custar, 76, passed away at her residence on February 19, 2024 surrounded by her family.  


She was born in Alliance, Ohio on October 3, 1947 to the late Richard A Kress and Irene Brown Kress. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Richard Kress. 


Barbara was a dedicated member of Maylo Methodist. She enjoyed playing bingo, reading, and relaxing at home in her recliner. She was a big Elvis fan and loved her dogs. More than anything she adored her grandchildren and spending time with her family. 


She is survived by her children, Charles Custar, Russell Custar (Beverly), Sharon Dye (Gaylord), Rose Sisk (Scott) and step-son, Robert Custar; her brother, George A Kress; grandchildren, Katie Hernandez (Brian), Laura Zuk, Amanda Zuk, Nicholas Custar, Samantha Mercer (Heath), Taylor Binns, Morgan Custar, Faith Custar, Heather Sisk, Morgan Custar and Alex Sisk; and her great-grandchildren, Ella Beach, Jake Morris, Thomas Beach, Luke Morris, Tressel Beach, Brantley Mercer, Theodore Beach, Braylee Mercer, Brooks Wainuskis, and Maddie Custer.


Services will be announced at a later date.  


Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC (704) 864-5144 is serving the family.


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