ESTELLE JOHNSON BARNES
Estelle went to be with the Lord on April 16, 2002, at 6:20 PM in Va. Beach, VA. She joined her husband, Harold, who passed away on July 18, 1985. She was born in Kenly, NC, to the late Sidney L. and Lou Johnson on Nov. 5, 1922.
She was predeceased by five of her brothers: Tyson, Vinson, Elmer, Ellie and Odell and two sisters: Mabel and Leora.
She is survived by two sons; Billy and Chris; two daughters; Marie Foreman and Belinda Fondren. Three brothers: Rohlings, Sidney and Curtis. She has nine grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
Estelle was a Lifetime member of Davis Corner Fire Department Woman’s Auxiliary. She attended Epworth Methodist Church and had recently returned to Virginia Beach Freewill Baptist Church. She wants to thank the people at Epworth and Va. Beach Freewill Baptist for the times that you have helped her get to and at the services when she needed assistance. She was loved by many friends, especially Lila and Clarence, and relatives and will be missed.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2002, at Colonial Grove Memorial Park at 11:30 AM with a reception to follow at the Virginia Beach Freewill Baptist Church. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice. Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach chapel, is in charge of arrangements.