Barbara D. Winston

Sunrise: December 8, 1933

Sunset: March 3, 2019

Barbara Deloris Winston, 85, of Norfolk, Virginia peacefully passed from this life into an eternal life in Heaven on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Henrico Health and Rehabilitation Center.  She was surrounded with love by her three beloved daughters.

Barbara was born in Norfolk, Virginia on December 8, 1933 to the late Samuel Lee Clanton and Dorothy Winston.   She received her education at Booker T. Washington High School and earned an Associates’ degree from Tidewater Community College.

Barbara was a devoted member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church for many years where she faithfully served as a child of Christ.  She loved to help others and served on the Moses Reid Usher Board.  She was adamant about ensuring under-privileged children received a great education and served many years at the Head Start Organization.

After suffering a stroke in 1988, Barbara enjoyed volunteering and helping others in the Berkley community.  She could often be seen in Berkley with a bright smile and a welcoming “Hey Baby” to all who encountered her.

Barbara is survived by her sister, Jacqueline and her brother Matthew, Sr. (Margaret); three daughters – Beverly (Larry), Vicki (Anthony) and Toni; grandchildren, Bonita and Lauren and one great grandson, Keon.   She has loving nephews and nieces, cousins and friends.  She is also blessed to have a large contingent of loved ones in the Winston, Williams, Minor and Jones families, who held a special place for her in their hearts.

She is already truly missed.

Viewing Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Family Receiving Friends Wednesday, March 6, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Thursday, March 7, 2019 11:00am Mt. Zion Baptist Church 900 Middlesex Street Norfolk, VA 23523 Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    Estherine J. Harding says

    Jackie and the Winston Family, I was deeply saddened to hear that Barbara passed; you have my deepest sympathy and prayers. Just lean on Jesus for he will comfort and keep you through this difficult time. Barbara always had “good conversation” when we would see each other usually at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. I’ve missed her awhile now.

    Loving and blessings,
    Estherine J. Harding

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    Deli says

    I’m very sorry for your loss. May you take comfort in Christ heartwarming promise to reunite us with our loved ones, John 5:28,29

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    Evelyn Esquibel says

    My condolences to the whole family. I will forever cherish the time I got to spend with Ms. Barbara. She was always sweet to me and showed such love always. She will be greatly missed.

    Rest peacefully my dear, give my Sweet Pea a kiss for me…


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    Deacon Emeritus, Carolyn Hayes says

    While our hearts are saddened by the loss of our dear sister-in-Christ, we rejoice in having had her in our lives. We thank God for the humble, sweet, sweet spirit of Sister Barbara Winston and her entire family. ALWAYS……. helping and giving of herself in words and deeds with a smile. Her spirit live on in our hearts.


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    Myrna Brown says

    So very sorry to hear of Barbara’s passing. My prayers will be with and for the family. She was a kind spirit. Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal.

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    NJ says

    With deepest sympathy, our families (Hawkins, Short, Johnson & Rountree) extend our condolences to Ms. Barbara’s family.

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    Terrilynne Cade says

    With deepest sympathy to the family, Especially to my dear friend (Beverly). May you find comfort in our heavenly father in the days to come. May you cherish the warm memories that you shared with your sisters. In God’s Love…Terrilynne

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    Etta Amis says

    To the Winston Family,
    Vickie, Toni and mu Friend/sister Beverly. May the Peace of the Lord sustain you all at such a difficult time. May he wrap you in his arms of comfort and understanding. You now have YOUR personal Angel who will continue to watch over you. Cherish those precious memories that will help from day to day. Etta Faye…..

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    Etta Amis says

    We were sorry to hear about your mom. Remember you have three A’S who loves you a lot. Remember our song…. God Is……
    Allie, Ashley, Alaiyah

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    Wilbert McCoy,Jr. says

    Iam very sorry to hear about your loss.Wilbert,Wallace and Kem McCoy

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    The Walker Family says

    Our Deepest Condolences for the lost of your loved one. May the beautiful memories of wonderful times shared bing you comfort. Rest In Heaven Aunt Barbara. The Walker Family (Wendy, Reginald Jr. , Sabrina and Abijah)

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    Jean R. Muse says

    I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. May God be with you and your family.

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    Gail Lawrence says

    I was very sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers. God bless.

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