MOTLEY, Barbara Nixon, 76, died peacefully in her home in Wake Forest, N.C., on January 26, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Linwood S. Motley III; her parents and brother. She is survived by her children, Linwood S. Motley IV and Leslie Motley Reagan (Larry); her granddaughters, Kristin, Victoria and Jessica; her grandson-in-law, Alec N. Bates; her sisters, Joyce, Deanie, Ruth; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Barbara was born in Richmond, Va., to Floyd J. Nixon and Louise M. Nixon. She was a twin sister to Ruth. She graduated high school in 1962 and shortly married. She had many job titles during her lifetime, but her greatest was being a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning, February 2, 2021, in the Maury Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.
A service of Bright Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Wake Forest, N.C.
Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch on Feb. 1, 2021.