Nesta T. Barbour

August 17,1954 - April 06,2019

Obituary for Nesta T. Barbour

Nesta Toloria Barbour was born on August 17, 1954 to the late Curtis and Janet Barbour and on Saturday, April 6, 2019, Nesta spread her wings and went home to be with her Lord and Saviour.
Nesta enjoyed working with Reverend Davies and his company where she faced lots of challenges but always overcame them.

She loved pocketbooks, wallets and spending time with her family. Nesta was loved by everyone and was a very pleasant person. She also enjoyed looking at television, especially sports to include football -- Washington Redskins and basketball – Georgetown Hoyas. She also loved to watch Walker Texas Ranger, CSI and the news. She would call her sister and tell her all of the news that she heard. Nesta was very smart and stayed in touch with the world.

Nesta loved to color and make books to share with others. Her books went as far as Petersburg and Richmond, Virginia; Washington DC and Memphis, Tennessee.

Nesta truly lived her life to the fullest. Nesta was a member of Shiloh Old Site Baptist Church where she loved singing in the Gospel Choir, attending Sunday School, helping with Vacation Bible School and attending prayer service and bible study.
Nesta was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis and Janet Barbour; her sister, Gwendolyn Bundy; two brothers, Curtis Barbour and David Barbour and her beloved niece, Danica Samuel.

Nesta’s life will always be remembered by her sisters Catherine Samuel of Fredericksburg and Mavis Allen of Stafford and brother, Norman (Lori) Rankin of Charlottesville, VA. She will also be missed by sisters-in-law, Gloria Barbour of King George and Jermaine Barbour of Fairfax; aunts, Venetta Smith of Fredericksburg, Shirley (Donald) Smith of Norfolk, Sally Barbour and Helen Morton of Charlottesville, VA; uncles, Franklin Barbour of Charlottesville, VA, Russell Bundy and Norman (Fannie) Coleman of Fredericksburg. Many nieces, nephews and cousins loved Nesta and she shared that love. They will all miss spending time with Nesta. She leaves special friends, Reverend Lawrence and Mrs. Janice Davies, “Aunt” Grace Sprow, Mr. & Mrs. James and Etta Bailey and Deaconess Ortygia Carnette.



Memorial Service

11:00 AM
Shiloh Baptist Church
801 Sophia Street
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To the Barbour Family, You have my sincere condolence in the loss of Ms. Nesta. Death is described in the Bible as a sting because of the pain and sorrow it brings. Thanks to Almighty God, we can look forward to seeing our loved ones again as John 5:28 & 29 tells us. Until such time, may the God of Comfort, comfort you during this time of bereavement.
- M Garriques
Mavis, I am so sorry to hear of your sister’s passing. May her memories she shared with you and all your family bring you comfort and be treasured over the years. Know that she is at peace and resides with our Savior and will see rejoice when she sees you again. Deepest sympathies, Susan Villhauer Craig
- Susan Villhauer
Dear Mavis, Cathy and family, I was truly saddened to hear of the passing of my friend and riding buddy, Nesta. We enjoyed our rides to choir practice and would sing all the way home. Nesta was one you could really call a friend, she never saw you without speaking. I will miss her.
- Virginia Griffin
To Mavis, Cathy and Family, I wish to express my deepest sorrow in the passing of Nesta. God has given her the wings to FLY !!! I remembering arriving from Alaska as a child in the second grade. Attending Walker-Grant Elementary and Nesta was one of the first kids to introduce herself to me. I will always remember her knidness and wonderful smile. Here's a scripture to comfort you: 2 Corinthians 4:17-18 "17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. 18 So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal." Marty, Nick and Lynette
- Martinez Box
Nesta was so special to me,I grew up with her up until I moved to Pittsburgh 7 years ago I saw her every single day.she recently came to visit and my children were absolutely in love with her,she was attached to my 3 year old and her energy around him was amazing to watch.may Nesta rest in happy heavenly peace.
- Jasmine Crawford
I'd like to join the others also to add my condolences and sorrow in behalf of your family loss.May God grant you Immeasurable comfort, peace and strength as you deal with this loss..It breaks our hearts when we loose someone to death,but the Bible promises a day will come when we'll get to see those love ones again, just hold onto that promise.
- Brenda Smith
To Marvis Allen, please accept mysympathy and prayers at the loss of your sister, Nesta Barbour. I enjoyed and loved being around her and I will miss her very much.
- Roxana W. Parker
Dear family, please accept my condolences. Nesta was a very beautiful person. I will always remember her.
- Valerie Lewis

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