Barbara Ruth Miller Waugh, 88, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away Friday, January 29, 2021, at The Citadel of Mooresville. She was born on March 4, 1932, in Iredell County to the late Guy and Eunice Wilson Miller.

Mrs. Waugh was preceded in death by her husband Troy C. Waugh; and sisters Maudie Bell (who died as a child), Wilma Overcash, Harriet Southern and Doris Nixon; and brother Paul Miller.

Left to cherish her memory are many nieces and nephews, along with cousin and caregiver David Huffman and wife Pat and the many children that she cared for and cherished over the years at her home daycare. She was known in the community as the “Cake Lady.”

Those wishing to pay their respects to Barbara can stop by Cavin-Cook Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, between the hours of 1 and 5 p.m.

A graveside service will be held at Glenwood Memorial Park, officiated by Mt. Mourne Church of God Rev. Donald Caldwell, on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at 2 p.m.

The family of Mrs. Waugh would like to thank the staff of the Citadel of Mooresville for their care and compassion for Mrs. Waugh over the past several years.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Mourne Church of God, P.O. Box 468, Mount Mourne, NC 28123.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Waugh family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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