Barbara Ann Arce, 75, of Charlotte passed away on August 22, 2013, after a brief illness. She was born in Deadwood, SD on October 8, 1937. While living in Peru, Atlanta, and Savannah, Barbara was a Nurse, a Teacher and a Human Resources Manager, respectively. Barbara was also an accomplished seamstress and an entrepreneur. Barbara was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed. Barbara is survived by her best friend and former husband, Juan Arce; daughters, Jackie Velickovich and her husband, Mitch of Charlotte, Jessica Arce and Jennifer Howell and her husband Jason of Atlanta; four grandchildren, Alexa and Nicola Velickovich and Austin and Jackson Howell; and her sisters Margy Clark of Los Angeles and Goiky Mesones of Lima, Peru. A memorial mass will be held Monday, August 26th at 11am in the Chapel at St. Matthew Church.