Mrs. Iris Smith Barnhardt, 84 of Concord, passed away, Monday, April 20, 2020 at the Tucker Hospice House. Mrs. Barnhardt will lie in state at Gordon Funeral Home of Mount Pleasant, Wednesday, April 22 from 10:00am - 2:00pm. During these times of limiting the numbers for social gatherings, the Barnhardt family respects your concerns of avoiding crowds, and they welcome you to stop by Gordon Funeral Home during these hours. A private graveside will be held at Cold Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Barnhardt was born March 10, 1936 in Cabarrus County, daughter of deceased Robert Lee Smith and Agnes Dorothy Linker Smith. Iris retired from the City of Concord as Zoning Administrator and afterwards was a substitute teacher at Mount Pleasant Middle School. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Walter Jerome Barnhardt Jr. of 55 years. After his death in 2008 she enjoyed her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and working with her flowers. She is survived by a brother Robert Smith and sister Patty Lusk (Larry); two sons, Ronald F. Barnhardt, (Jamie) and David S. Barnhardt (Sherri); four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Memorials may be directed to Cold Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 2550 Cold Springs Rd., Concord NC 28025.