HAMNER, Barbara Hall, 87, formerly of Charlottesville, Va., went to be with the Lord Monday, June 24, 2013. She was preceded in death by her son, Russell N. Hamner Jr. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Russell N. Hamner; daughters, Anne Goodman and her husband, John, of Rockville and Pam Joseph and her husband, Burt, of Charlottesville; sister, Betty Tillman; four grandchildren, Michael Goodman and his wife, Nancy, Nicole Collier and her husband, Jonathan, Beth Travis and her husband, Sean, and Clayton Sims and his fiancee, Jamie; nine great-grandchildren, Shaia Goodman, Toby, Colby, Tory and Corey Collier, Colton, Derek and Archer Travis and Kaelyn Sims; numerous nieces and nephews. Barbara was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. As a child provider, she provided love and guidance to many children entrusted to her. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013 at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Rd. Her funeral service will be held at 12 noon Friday, June 28, 2013 at Discovery United Methodist Church, 13000 Gayton Rd., Richmond, Va. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service at church. Burial to follow at Monticello Memorial Gardens, Charlottesville, Va., at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gift should be made to Thank God for Kid's Ministry at Discovery United Methodist Church. Condolences may be offered at woodyfuneralhomeparham.com.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.