Emma O. Barney

Powhatan Community Cemetery

        Emma O. Barney, 88, of Powhatan, died April 15, 2009. She was peceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Barney.

        She is survived by her son, Gerald F. Barney of Illinois, sisters Marjorie Strawn, Carol Jean Clement, brother Frank Oaks (Lois); four grandchildren, Cassandra Lee Stewart (Bernie), Erin Ann Barney, Claire Emma Parrell, Nicholas Mark Parell; treasured friend Lillie Robinson.

        The family's heartfelt gratitude goes out to her companion, Cookie Winston. Emma cherished going to Aruba for vacations and playing tennis.

        The family received friends Sunday at Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, where services were held Monday. Interment Powhatan Community Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Blessed Sacrament Huguenot or the Elizabeth Randolph Lewis YMCA.

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