Mrs. Neldra Barefoot 86, of Whiteville went to be with Jesus on Saturday, September 12, 2020 in Novant Medical Center, Bolivia. She was born in Brunswick County, December 26, 1933 the daughter of the late Grady Vernon Smith and Leatha Simmons Smith.
She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. She retired from National Spinning after 35 years.
She is survived by her son, Donald Barefoot and wife, Mary of Wilmington; her daughter, Martha Bennett and husband, Darryl of Lake Waccamaw; a sister, Janette Long of Supply; grandchildren, John Stevens and wife, Tammy of Whiteville, Christina Bless and husband, Richard of Wilmington; great grandchildren, Destinee Stevens, Blake Stevens, Christiana Bless and Ava Bless.
Neldra was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Johnson Barefoot; her parents; two brothers, Culbert Smith and Bennie Harold Smith; three sisters, Edna Woodard, Willie Mae Wilson and Betty Pace.
Her funeral service will be at 2:00 pm Friday, September 18, 2020 at Cornerstone Original Freewill Baptist Church by Dr. Tommy Bryson, Rev. Cory Boyd and Rev. Wayne Faulk. Burial will be in Peacock's Columbus Memorial Park.
Visitation will be 1:00 - 2:00 PM Friday prior to her service at the church. Masks are required and social distancing is encouraged.
Memorials may be made to: Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina
400 Flemington Dr, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
Online condolences may be made at www.peacockfuneralhome.net
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