Cora F. Barksdale-Truitt
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AGE: 85 • Green Brook
Cora F. Barksdale-Truitt, 85, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Abingdon Care and Rehabilitation Center, Green Brook. She was born on March 6, 1928, in Maxton, NC, to Gaston and Cora Thomas Patterson. Cora was raised in North Carolina and Philadelphia, PA. She had resided in Plainfield, Edison, Piscataway, and has been in Green Brook since 2009. She had attended the North Stelton AME Church, Piscataway. Cora worked for twenty years until about 1988 for C.R. Bard, Inc. in Murray Hill. She was an excellent cook, loved to bake, read, and most of all shop.
She was the wife of the late Leon F. Truitt who died Dec. 11, 2012. Her family includes her son, Raymond F. Truitt, a step-son, Rodney V. Truitt, Sr., and his wife Lisa, of Cookeville, TN; grandsons, Rodney and Gregory Truitt; cousins, including Bobby Patterson, Eva McDuffie, Michael Wilson, and Ericka Smith.
A service will be held at The Mundy Funeral Home, 142 Dunellen Ave., Dunellen, on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at 3:00 pm. Cremation will be private. Friends may visit the family on Saturday from 1:00 pm until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Published in Courier News on Dec. 5, 2013