06/22/06 — RENA BARBOUR

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Jan. 30, 1924-June 20, 2006

Rena Wilkins Barbour, 82, of Smithfield, died Tuesday at the Brian Center in Clayton.

The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Oakland Presbyterian Church, where she was a member. The Rev. Steve Aschmann and the Rev. James Ferry will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Barbour was a Johnston County native and was the daughter of the late John Andrew and Eul Jones Watkins.

She is survived by her husband, Rayvond Barbour; sons, Ricky Barbour of Goldsboro and Larry Barbour of Wilmington; daughters, Janice Poole of Micro and Diane Page of Angier; brother, Johnny Wilkins of Hillsborough; sisters, Betty Brown and Dorothy Stephenson of Smithfield and Carolyn Myers of Four Oaks; and eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 until 8:30 p.m. on Friday at Parrish Funeral Home.

Flowers are acceptable, or memorial donations may be made to Oakland Presbyterian Church, 8927 Cleveland Road, Clayton, N.C., 27520; or to the Alzheimer's Association of Eastern North Carolina, 400 Oberlin Road, Raleigh, N.C., 27605.

Published in Obituaries on June 22, 2006 2:25 PM