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Barbara Aliease Abshur Chruch

October 26th, 1962 - June 18th 2024 

Barbara “Barbie” Aliease Absher Church, 61, formerly of Sparta, NC passed away in Elkton, Maryland on June 18th 2024.

Barbie was born October 26th 1962 to the late Johnny Horton Absher and Ona Lee Andrews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Ricky Andrews, 2 brothers, Danny Absher and Mark Absher, a granddaughter, Shye Nicole Absher and a bonus daughter, Victoria Woods Wilmoth.


She is survived by her two children, Jessica Thames of Anderson, SC and Shannon Wilmoth of Elkton, MD. Four grandchildren, Joshua Dowell, Ethan Dowell, Jacob Dowell and Braylon Wilmoth. Two great-grandchildren, Waylon Dowell and Arabella Dowell. Two sisters, Vickie and husband Phil Horton, Renita and husband Allen Schroeder; and one brother, Tommy and wife Susan Absher. Several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends also survive. 


The family will have a private service at a later date. Although flowers will be appreciated, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Twin oaks vet as she loved animals very much and wanted to help each and every one she saw. 

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