Barbara Nixon Motley
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.
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Maury Cemetery
Richmond, VA
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Please know that my loving thoughts and prayers are with you one and all. Recalling many of my dearest memories....the Nixons, Motleys and Vaughans, all of us then, part of the Webber family.
Sandra Vaughan Lewis
February 13, 2021
You were married to my cousin, and I thank you for loving him and taking care of him during all of your long married life. He died about 1 year ago, so now you are with him, your parents, your brother, and your in-laws. Rest In Peace, Barbara! I will miss you.
Linda Seay
January 31, 2021
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