Barbara Parnell

Barbara Parnell, long-time resident of Williamsburg, died peacefully on Saturday May 25, 2013 at the age of 70.
Barbara was a retired CNA from Eastern State Hospital. After retirement she continued to work as a caregiver. During that time Barbara provided care and support to several local families and continued special relationships with them even after their loved ones had passed.
Barbara is survived by her son, David Barnett, his wife Aimee and their son Ryker. She had a host of special friends who were like family to her. Those include Tom Trovato and family, John and Diane Thompson, Terry and Charlotte Sugg, and Chris, Erin, Wyatt and Brynn Paige Larson.
Barbara's wishes were for no memorial service, but donations can be made in her memory to the Hospice House and Support Care of Williamsburg located at 4445 Powhatan Parkway, Williamsburg, 23188 or on line at

Published in Virginia Gazette from June 2 to July 1, 2013