Barbara Dockery Beavers Hyleman, 70, formerly of Murphy, passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, at her home in Dallas, N.C., due to a long illness.
Barbara was a retired pediatric nurse for more than 30 years and had worked as a teacher in Cherokee County before moving to Dallas.
She was the daughter of the late James Walter and Sallie Raegan Dockery of Murphy. She also was preceded in death by a brother, Robert W. Dockery of Murphy.
She is survived by her husband, Kevin Hyleman; two sons, Tim Beavers and partner Ralph Cantrell of Ellijay, Ga.; Greg Beavers and wife Vicky of Murphy; one brother, James H. and Debra Hughes Dockery of Joliet, Ill.; two sisters, Andrea Faye and husband Paul Buchanan of Gastonia, and Mary and husband Bill Scissom of Murphy; two granddaughters, Jordyn Beavers Therrel and husband Tommy of Hiawassee, Ga., and Felicia Beavers of Dalton, Ga.
A private memorial service will be announced at a later date.