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Barbara Skinner

August 13, 1942 — August 6, 2022

Colonial Heights

Barbara Ann Skinner, 79, formerly of Colonial Heights, Virginia passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Born August 13, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Edward Louis and Gertrude Virginia Skinner, and was also preceded in death by her sister, Joyce Horne; fiancé, Eric Donald Lee; and nephew, Richard Horne.

Barbara was a faithful woman who loved the Lord and was a member of Second Chance Baptist Church. She worked as a secretary at Life of Virginia, now known as GE, where she retired after 42 years of dedicated service.

She is survived by her niece, Kathy Loving and husband, Tim; nephew, Dwayne Horne brother-in-law, Morris Turner Horne, Jr.; two great nieces; and one great nephew.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 15, 2022 in Blandford Cemetery, 319 S. Crater Road, Petersburg, VA 23803, with Reverend David Prather officiating. Condolences may be registered at

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