Barbara Thore Death, Obituary – Greensboro, North Carolina – Barbara Way Thore, known as Babs has passed away peacefully at the age of 76 on December 7, 2022 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Her parents, Roy and Margaret Way, gave birth to Babs Way on June 22nd, 1946, in the city of Greensboro, which is located in the state of North Carolina.
After graduating from Grimsley High School, she continued her education at Greensboro Campus, where she received a bachelor’s degree in English and was the President of the college’s synchronized swimming team, the Aquabelles. During this time, she was also an active member of the synchronized swimming community in Greensboro.
After receiving her bachelor’s degree, she started working as a teacher for Head Start, which is a program that provides assistance to economically disadvantaged children as early as possible. Her students came from low-income households. Babs and Glenn had their first encounter in 1976, and six years and one day later, on August 6, 1977, they tied the knot and became husband and wife.
Babs swiftly stepped into the role of housewife after the birth of her two children, and she loved in every aspect of being a devoted wife and mother in the part that she played in her family’s life. After the birth of her two children, Babs became a housewife. She was an expert when it came to decorating the interior of their home, especially during the holidays, when she enjoyed inviting family over for dinner.
She was also an expert when it came to decorating the exterior of their home. In addition to having a passion for crafts and other types of creative expression, Babs was well-known for her ability to produce an amazing poem that was suited to any occasion. Her poems ranged in subject matter and style to reflect the mood of the occasion.
In addition to that, she was a voracious reader and served as the President of the New Irving Park Garden Club. However, nothing could compare to the love that she had for her husband and children, and she made it a point to be involved in every single aspect of their lives. Nothing could compare to the love that she had for them. Her family was the most important thing in her life.
Babs and her family made an appearance on the reality television show My Big Fat Fabulous Life, which is broadcast by the network TLC, in the year 2015. This resulted in Babs making an unanticipated change in her line of work. Because of her charismatic personality, one-of-a-kind sense of humor, lovable southern charm, and razor-sharp wit.
Babs became an overnight sensation. Because of the impact that she has had on millions of people all around the world and because of the reputation that she has earned as “America’s Mom,” her celebrity has continued to soar over the course of the past eight years. Babs was told by a number of people who had previously gone through the experience of losing their own mothers that she was able to mother them through the medium of television, bringing them the comfort and joy that can only be provided by a mother.
This was something that Babs found very comforting. Because of her legacy, a great number of people, both those who were close to her and those who were not, will never forget her. Before Babs herself passed away, both of her parents had already crossed over to the other side. Her husband, Glenn Thore, her son, Hunter Thore, and her daughter, Whitney Thore, in addition to her sister, Mary Roberts, her brother, Roy Way, Jr., and her sister-in-law were all present.
Richard, Karen Tolla’s husband, and Karen’s brother-in-law, together with Richard. The Thore family, consisting of Chris, his wife Charlotte, and Charlotte’s sister-in-law The mourners include Kim Thore, as well as her nephews Mike Roberts, Brad Gullette, Tyler Thore, and Lucas Thore, as well as her niece Alexis Thore Mangum.
Her survivors also include a large number of additional loving relatives, her two cherished caretakers, Erica Motley and Beverly Wilson, as well as her two cats, Bradley and Sean; her four grandcats, Henchi, Wanda, Ollie, and Pirate; and her granddog, Goosie. She is also survived by her two cherished caretakers, Erica Motley and Beverly Wilson.
In addition, she leaves behind her cherished caretakers, Erica Motley and Beverly Wilson, who will miss her dearly. The Thore family would like to take this opportunity to extend their gratitude to Dr. Jindong Xu and Mary Larach of Cone Hospital, as well as the staff at Cone Hospital Inpatient Rehab, Ashton Place, and Abbotswood Senior Living Community, for the outstanding care and affection that Babs received while she was a resident at each of these communities.
On Friday, December 16, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., the family will hold a gathering for all of Babs’s friends and relatives at the Forbis and Dick Funeral Service, which is located on N. Elm Street in Greensboro. In memory of the individual who passed away, a celebration of life will be held the following day, which is Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 12 p.m. at the same location, and Pastor Chris Thore will preside over the ceremony.
You are welcome to send flowers to the families of Forbis and Dick, and both the visitation and the celebration of their lives will be open to the entire public.