Barbara Carneal Burruss

Barbara Carneal Burruss passed away peacefully at her home in Louisa County, Virginia on September 5, 2020. 

She was born April 8, 1942, and was predeceased by her parents, Willie Allen Carneal and Carrie C. Henshaw of Louisa. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Lawrence E. Burruss, Sr. to whom she was a devoted wife and caregiver; her sisters, Beverly Fielder of Powhatan and Christine Hulme (Gary) of Manassas; her son, Lawrence E. Burruss, Jr. (Denise) of Louisa; her daughters, Debbie B. Harkrader (Fletcher W. III) of Louisa, Julie Y. Saunders (E. Alan) of Henrico, and Cindy B. Jenkins (Steve) of Powhatan; brother-in-law, Daniel Burruss (Gladys) of Goochland; three grandchildren, Trey Burruss, Daniel Burruss, and Shannon Bradford (Will), all of Louisa; and six great-grandchildren. 

Barbara’s greatest joys were sharing time with her family and tending her flowers, especially her favorites, tulips and African violets. 

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Woodward Funeral Home, 200 Fredericksburg Ave. in Louisa.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Hillcrest Cemetery. Due to COVID-19, a celebration of her life will be held at a later date. 

 In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Veterans of Foreign Wars or Boys Town.

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