Nesta Toloria Barbour was born on August 17, 1954 to the late Curtis and Janet Barbour and on Saturday, April 6, 2019, Nesta spread her wings and went home to be with her Lord and Saviour.
Nesta enjoyed working with Reverend Davies and his company where she faced lots of challenges but always overcame them.
She loved pocketbooks, wallets and spending time with her family. Nesta was loved by everyone and was a very pleasant person. She also enjoyed looking at television, especially sports to include football -- Washington Redskins and basketball – Georgetown Hoyas. She also loved to watch Walker Texas Ranger, CSI and the news. She would call her sister and tell her all of the news that she heard. Nesta was very smart and stayed in touch with the world.
Nesta loved to color and make books to share with others. Her books went as far as Petersburg and Richmond, Virginia; Washington DC and Memphis, Tennessee.
Nesta truly lived her life to the fullest. Nesta was a member of Shiloh Old Site Baptist Church where she loved singing in the Gospel Choir, attending Sunday School, helping with Vacation Bible School and attending prayer service and bible study.
Nesta was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis and Janet Barbour; her sister, Gwendolyn Bundy; two brothers, Curtis Barbour and David Barbour and her beloved niece, Danica Samuel.
Nesta’s life will always be remembered by her sisters Catherine Samuel of Fredericksburg and Mavis Allen of Stafford and brother, Norman (Lori) Rankin of Charlottesville, VA. She will also be missed by sisters-in-law, Gloria Barbour of King George and Jermaine Barbour of Fairfax; aunts, Venetta Smith of Fredericksburg, Shirley (Donald) Smith of Norfolk, Sally Barbour and Helen Morton of Charlottesville, VA; uncles, Franklin Barbour of Charlottesville, VA, Russell Bundy and Norman (Fannie) Coleman of Fredericksburg. Many nieces, nephews and cousins loved Nesta and she shared that love. They will all miss spending time with Nesta. She leaves special friends, Reverend Lawrence and Mrs. Janice Davies, “Aunt” Grace Sprow, Mr. & Mrs. James and Etta Bailey and Deaconess Ortygia Carnette.
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