Edna “Fay” Helms Barfield

November 9, 2017

Mrs. Edna H. “Fay” Barfield, 71 of Charlotte, NC, passed away early Thursday morning, the 9th day of November 2017 at Carolinas Medical Center-Main.  Mrs. Barfield was born in Charlotte, NC a daughter of the late David Dearmond Helms and Mary Whitley Helms.  She was employed with UMS for nearly twenty years before her retirement.

A service to celebrate the life of Fay Barfield will be held Four o’clock in the afternoon, Tuesday, the 14th day of November 2017 at Hickory Grove United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her two children: son, William D. Barfield and daughter, Sharon Barfield Marks and her husband, Jeff all of Charlotte, NC; one granddaughter, Hannah Barfield and her boyfriend, Zach and a great-granddaughter, Emma Norris of Monroe, NC;  one brother, Charles Helms and wife, Marcelle; two sisters: Patricia Robinson and Debbie Redmond and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, “Jimbo” Barfield; a grandson, Chris Marks; sister, Cathy Helms and a brother, Larry Helms.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hickory Grove United Methodist Church “WE CARE”, 6401 Hickory Grove Rd., Charlotte, NC  28215. Notes of encouragement and condolences may be made to the family by visiting

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