Barbara Jean Darnell Burden Barbery
Barbara Jean Darnell Burden Barbery, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at age 83. She was a native of Newport News and a lifelong resident of the Peninsula.
Barbara was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She worked as a manufacturer at Ball Metal Corporation until her retirement in 1994. Barbara was an exceptional, generous woman who was always there to help anyone in need. Her family and friends will miss her dearly.
Barbara was preceded in death by her mother, Sallie Womack Darnell; father, George Darnell; and her precious children, Oliver, and Glenn Burden.
She is survived by her loving husband, Jay Barbery; two daughters, Pattie Spears of Baco Raton, FL, and Georgene Jackson of Gloucester, VA; and eight grandchildren, Jeremy, Jason, and Debra Spears, Glenda Coulter, and Sally Corbie, Kaitlyn Jackson, Oliver, and Dusty Shelton.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., followed by the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park.
Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.