Rosa Delores Jefferson
Rosa Delores Barksdale Jefferson fondly known by her friends as Dee Dee departed this life on Monday, April 26, 2021, at UVA Medical Center. She was born on August 22, 1949 to the late Corinne Barksdale Jackson(Howard) and Reuben Barksdale. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Reuben Chris Barksdale. She was married to Henry Jefferson.
She leaves to cherish her memories her children, Gary Barksdale, Denise Brown (Clarence) and George "Gorgeous" Wood; a very devoted brother Daniel "Boone" Barksdale, Sr(Bonney) and another brother Lee Barksdale; her favorite nephew, Daniel Jr. "Little Boone";a devoted friend, Shelly Wooldridge and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at Destiny Christian Fellowship,, 615 Perrymont Avenue, Lynchburg. Interment will be in the Forest Level Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Community Funeral Home. Family and friends will assemble at the church.
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Published by The News & Advance on Apr. 30, 2021.