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Whitten Timberlake Chapel

7404 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA

OBITUARY

Barbara Wilson Arthur

October 22, 1951January 7, 2020
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Barbara Wilson Arthur, 68, of Lynchburg passed away peacefully with her family in Roanoke on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. She was the wife of the late Samuel Arthur, Jr.

Born October 22, 1951 in Pittsylvania County, she was a daughter of the late James Wilson and Virginia Brooks Wilson.

She is survived by a son Dr. Michael Arthur and his wife, Dr. Christy Arthur of Roanoke; a sister Dorothy Purvis, of North Myrtle Beach; two grandsons Adam Arthur and Ryan Arthur of Roanoke; two sisters-in-law Patricia Hendrick and Ethel Burnette; and four nieces, Jenny Tajnai, Marsha Best, Deborah Humphries, and Rhonda Haworth.

She took great pride in her career, and she greatly enjoyed socializing and traveling with the friends she made in her 32 years with BWX Technologies.

A funeral service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 13, 2020 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel with Celebrant Polly Starnes officiating. Burial will follow in Fort Hill Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel.

To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittentimberlake.com. Whitten Timberlake Chapel is serving the family, (434) 239-0331.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, January 12, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 13, 2020

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David Brooks

January 12, 2020

She will be sorely missed by all she made contact with.

Sharon Winfree

January 12, 2020

Barbara was always so friendly and kind.
You and family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Loretta Hatcher, Gloria Ragland, Sharon and Wesley Winfree.

Sheila Mullins

January 12, 2020

Barbara will be greatly missed but her warmth, kindness, and gentle spirit will be remembered forever.

Peyton Haywood

January 11, 2020

Michael, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during your time of loss. I remember your mom fondly as She kept you and Kevin from drowning me in your pool all those years ago. She was a sweetheart.

Norm Erbrecht

January 11, 2020

Barbara was truly a kind soul, only out done by her genuine southern hospitality. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Linda Taylor

January 10, 2020

Michael I am your mother's first cousin . I am sorry for your loss
Barbara was a wonderful and fun person to be around. She had a lot of love for everyone she knew in life and will be missed by everyone. So sorry for your loss and God has another Angel in Heaven.

Ellen Holt

January 10, 2020

Michael, I’m so sorry to hear about your Mom. May God wrap His arms around you and your family during this time of sorrow. Thinking of you ♥️
Ellen

Donna Miller

January 10, 2020

Barbara was a good friend and co-worker. She was a joy to work with and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Shirley Drinkard

January 9, 2020

Sending our sympathy and prayers to Barbara's family. Barbara was a beautiful person who radiated her surroundings. Shared many years working together at B&W and will always remember Barbara for her kind and loving personality. She will be greatly missed by everyone who had the blessing to know and work with her.

Sincerely,
Shirley & Warren Drinkard

nera may hershman

January 9, 2020

Michael, Christy, and family and Dorothy I don't know where to start so sorry to hear about Barbara, you all know that her and I loved each other so much she will always be my best cousin to ever have, I loved her. Just always remember the good times that you all had with her she will always be in your heart. My prayers are with everyone. She was a very lovable person and always worked hard at what she sat here mind to do and always accomplished it no matter what. I love all of you God Bless You All.
With Love Cousin May Hershman

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