Barbara Jean Moore Trent, 72, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021, at her home.

Barbara was born June 15, 1948, in Iredell County and was the daughter of the late Virgil Coyte Moore and Leathea Marie Moore Moore.

She attended Union Grove Schools and was married to Jimmie Decatur Trent, who survives. Together they  were members of South River Baptist Church. She was a beautician for many years and was a very talented singer, having been a member of Gospel Way Quartet in earlier years.

In addition to her husband, Barbara is survived by two sons, Michael Gryder (Shelia) of Statesville and Paul Gryder (Cindy) of Statesville; two step daughters, Jodenna Trent 0f Troutman and Tiffany T. Punch of Claremont; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two brothers, Douglas Moore of Statesville and Ronnie Moore (Sue) of Statesville; and two sisters, Emma Lee Cox (Jimmy) of Statesville and Marie Austin (Ira) of Indian Trail, N.C. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Myrtle Jean Moore and Mary Arvetta Hugit.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 14, 2021, at South River Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Holleman officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

Flowers will be accepted and online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

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