Heather Smith Barker, 29, of Sherrills Ford, N.C., passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020.

She was born on November 11, 1990, in Winston-Salem, N.C., to Jeffrey and Carol “Sue” Rosenbalm Smith. Heather was a 2009 graduate of West Lincoln High School. She was a loving person and had a beautiful heart. Everyone loved her Southern accent.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Justin G. Smith; and maternal grandfather, Robert Rosenbalm.

In addition to her parents, Jeffrey and Sue, she is survived by her husband, Benjamin Barker; sister, Christina Smith; maternal grandmother, Joyce Rosenbalm; paternal grandparents, Leroy and Carlene Smith; and her furry friends, Charlee and Max.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. with a service following at 7 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the LifeShare Carolinas, 5000 D Airport Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28208.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving Heather’s family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.