Colene Graham Barnhill: Tabor City

1928 – 2017

    Colene Graham Barnhill of Tabor City passed away on Monday, March 6 at Angel House Hospice Care Center in Whiteville. She was 88.
    Born Sept. 12, 1928 in Horry County, Colene was the daughter of the late Walter and Leona Lupo Graham.
    She was the widow of Mr. Lester Barnhill.
     Colene owned and operated her beauty shop for over sixty years. She had love and compassion for all people and enjoyed reading as well as many other hobbies.
    She was also a longtime member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Tabor City.
     Survivors include her two grandsons,  Brantley Barnhill and wife, Belinda and Christopher Barnhill and wife, Rhonda all of Tabor City; four great-grandchildren, Brittney Barnhill Suggs, Todd Barnhill, Taylor Barnhill and Katlyn B. Andres; one great great-grandchild, Kegan Suggs; three sisters, Minette Lovett of Green Sea, SC, Jo Dowdey of Columbia, and Peggy Miller of Tabor City,  as well as many loving nieces, nephews and extended family.
     In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Barnhill was predeceased by her two sons, Dennis Barnhill and Ronald Barnhill and her daughter-in-law, Dianne Barnhill.
     Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 8 at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Tabor City.
     Family requests that memorials be made to the Angel House Hospice Care Center, 206 Warrior Trail Road, Whiteville, NC 28472.
    A guest register is available here.

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