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July 19, 1943 – February 3, 2023

A Time to Be Born: Barbara A. Perry was born July 9, 1943, in Louisburg, NC, to the late Marylena Davis Perry and William Perry. At an early age, Barbara and her family moved to Petersburg, VA.

A Time of Learning and Growth: Barbara received her formal training in the Petersburg Public School System and was a member of the 1960 graduating Class of Peabody High School. She was also an active member of the Peabody Alumni Association. She retired from the Social Security Administration.

A Time of Commitment and Service: Barbara was a faithful member of First Baptist Church-Harrison, Street, Petersburg, VA. Every first Sunday, she welcomed new members.

A Time of Gratitude and Thanks: Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; aunt, Alma Francis; and her uncles, Malcolm Davis, Garland Davis, Joe Davis, Fred Davis and Lucious Davis.  Barbara leaves to cherish her memory one devoted son, Wayne R. Perry; aunt, Maxine Battle;  two devoted cousins, Sharon Harris and Teresa Battle; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A Time to Depart This Earthly Scene: On Friday, February 3, 2023, Barbara entered eternal rest after a period of illness. She was lovingly cared for by her son and friends.

Services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, February 18, 2023 at First Baptist Church, 236 Harrison Street, Petersburg, VA, the Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Tillman, Pastor, eulogist and Rev. Clyde Johnson, officiating. The interment to follow at Dinwiddie Memorial Park.

J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, watch the funeral services live online on our J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc. Facebook Page.