Barbara Ann Curtis Kalogiros



Barbara Ann Curtis Kalogiros, 70, of Sunset Memorial Road, Forest City, died Thursday, July 27, 2017 at her residence. Born in Burke County, NC, she is a daughter of Johnsie Curtis Nelson and the late Dock Wilson Nelson. Barbara was a homemaker, and a member of West Point Baptist Church, Rutherfordton, NC. She loved fishing, bowling, camping, working with the school system, being involved with the West Point Baptist Church prayer chain and food group, and especially enjoyed caring for her grandchildren.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Dennis Kalogiros of the home; daughters, Kalliopi Leach (Leroy) of Rutherfordton, NC, and Alethea Kalogiros of San Antonio, TX; a son, John Kalogiros (Laura) of Maryville, TN; a brother, William Joseph Childress, Sr. (Laura) of Pensacola, FL and a sister, Betty Turner of Claremont, NC; grandchildren, Kimberly Kalogiros (James Kemper), Evan Leach, Kassidy Kalogiros and Lykos Kalogiros; great grandchild, Brayden Dean Kemper and a great grandchild to be, Lacie Sophia Kemper.

Funeral services will be held 3 pm Saturday, July 29th, in the West Point Baptist Church with Rev. Lance Scarlett officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 until 3 pm Saturday at the church. Interment will be 10 am Monday in the Western North Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Black Mountain, NC. In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.