Willie Mae Jenkins Barbare, 87, widow of Calvin Barbare, died March 5, 2016, at her home.
A native of Hendersonville, NC, she was a daughter of the late Marion B. and Ethel Ruff Jenkins, a homemaker, and member of Highland Church of God.
Surviving are two sons, Charles Barbare (Jenny) and Joe Barbare (Cindy) all of Rhoadesville, VA; two daughters, Darlene Bruce (Joe) of Greer and Rene Willis (John) of Marietta; three sisters, O’Dessa, Joyce and Florence; eleven grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was also predeceased by a grandson, Charles E. “Chad” Barbare, Jr.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at Highland Church of God, conducted by Rev. Tim Coston and Rev. Julian Holloway. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday at The Wood Mortuary.
Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1132, Fairfax, VA 22038-1132.
Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.