Lenetta “Ne-Ne” Barksdale_Freeman, 54, passed away in her Virginia Beach home early Tuesday morning on May 28, 2019. Ne-Ne was the 2nd to the youngest girl of the late Sudie Barksdale and Melvin Boone. She was predeceased by a brother, Keith Barksdale, and a sister , Verita Scott.
Ne-Ne was a lifelong Berkley native. She as a graduate of Lake Taylor High School, and went on to become the first member of her family to attend Norfolk State University. She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy Reserves. She loved her family and her Berkley community.
Ne-Ne is survived by 2 sisters, Rosetta( Delerain) Whitehurst and Theresa Rattler; 3 brothers, Arthur, Antonio( Deniae), and Dwight Barksdale; 1 god-brother, Doug Sykes; 1 daughter, Ne’Vonna Freeman, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended Berkley family and friends.