Barbara Hagaman

Barbara Hagaman

Barbara Mayfield Hagaman, 83, of Lenoir strolled into the gates of Heaven on Nov. 14, 2020, at College Pines Health & Rehabilitation Center in Rutherford College.

She was born Dec. 13, 1936, to the late Robert Icard Mayfield and Josie White Mayfield.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Robert Hagaman.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, George Preston Hagaman and wife Melissa; daughter, Cynthia Callaway and husband James; and two grandchildren, Jacob Callaway and Preston Callaway.

She was a graduate of Lenoir High School, class of 1955, and a graduate of the Women’s College of the University of North Carolina (now UNC-Greenesboro), class of 1959. Barbara taught middle school science and math for many years in Burke County. She enjoyed gardening, camping, being in the outdoors, and living on her family farm. She will be dearly missed by her family.

A memorial service to honor Barbara Mayfield Hagaman will be held at a later date.

The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Burke Education Foundation at 700 E. Parker Road, Morganton, NC 28655; and Burke County Friends for Animals at P.O. Box 1884, Morganton, NC 28680.

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Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Barbara Mayfield Hagaman.