Mrs. Barbara N. Woodfin, age 79, of the Embreeville Community, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Johnson City Medical Center, following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Woodfin was born on November 23, 1937 in Russell County, VA. She was raised in Erwin, TN and had lived the last 59 years in the Embreeville Community of Washington County. She was the daughter of the late Elbert N. and Ida Elizabeth Barbour McInturff.
Other than her parents, Mrs. Woodfin was preceded in death by her husband Glen E. Woodfin, Sr. and one brother Elbert Wayne McInturff.
She retired from the Washington County Department of Education as a bus driver. She also was a cook for several years at the Buffalo Mountain Methodist Camp and enjoyed being an Avon representative. She was a member of the Embreeville Cove Missionary Baptist Church and attended faithfully as her health permitted.
She is survived by her daughter Lisa Bradley (Gary) of Limestone, Glen E. Woodfin, Jr. (Pam) of Jonesborough, and Wade Woodfin (Kim) of Gray; one brother Henry McInturff (Loretta) of Weeki Wachee, FL; sisters-in-law Jerry McInturff of Atlanta and Edna Phillips of Erwin; and a very special aunt, Helen Head of Birmingham, AL; loving grandchildren, Gary “Mac” Bradley (Rebekah), Amanda R. Brown (Ben), Allen Woodfin (Heather), Brandi Woodfin, Joseph Norton (Randa), Joshua Norton (Sarah), Jonathan Norton (Hannah), Kathryn Woodfin (Allen Carter) and Amber Woodfin; fourteen great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and friends that were loved as family.
To all the health care professionals from the past year (that are too numerous to name) that helped her show that beautiful smile, the family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the nurses, doctors and all staff at JCMC, and NHC Rehabilitation for their love and dedication to mom’s care. A special thank you to Dr. Lara Kfoury and Jim Montag, PA for their dedication in making this journey as easy as possible.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 pm Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 am Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Jeremy Dykes and Pastor Otis Banks officiating. Interment services will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, nephews and special friends and family.
Memorial donations may be made to Bridge Home Animal Shelter P.O. Box 654 Blountville, TN 37617 or Embreeville Cove Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund C/O Charlie Freeman 150 James Ammons Rd. Erwin, TN 37650.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
|So sorry for your loss prayers for you and the family.|
||William Bennett Smith Sr.
|My condolence for the loss of your mother,she was a sweet lady.|
|So sorry to learn of your Mother's passing, Lisa! I still
remember her smile and good humor during our various
baton activities and costume fittings. Thinking of you...|
|Lisa and family , I'm so sorry for your loss, Topper was a very
special lady inside and out ,|
|I was honored to know Barbara and Glen for 25 years. They took me in as family the minute Wade introduced me to them. Many good memories of hanging around the garage and supper at the house. She was a wonderful person, and will be missed dearly. Godspeed to Wade and the family.|
|We are so sorry for your loss. Barbara was loved by all who was fortunate enough to know her.
|It was an honor to be one of Ms. Barbara's
dialysis nurses. Sorry for your loss.|
||Tim and Edith Canter
|Glen & Pam ,
Sorry for your loss of your mom. You all are in our
Love in Christ,
Tim & Edith|
|So sorry for your loss. Praying for Wade and the Family.|
|Barbara touched so many people in her short time here with
us! Her legacy of love, family, generosity and faith will live on
in her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She
will be missed but let's also rejoice that she is home with God.|
||Beverly (Bambi McInturff) Glover
|I will never forget the time I was visiting you and
you told me to answer the phone the person asked
for Barbara and I told them there was nobody by
that name there, when I told you what happened you
laughed at me and informed me that that was indeed
your name. You will be missed by so many but always
be in our hearts|
||Doug and Becky Cochrane
|We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and
prayers. Love always Doug and Becky|
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