Dorothea ‘Dotsy’ Josephine Burroughs Barber

Dorothean "Dotsy" Burroughs Barber

Age 97, Stanley, Va.

Dorothea “Dotsy” Burroughs Barber, 97, of Stanley, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2023, at Hidden Springs Senior Living in Bentonville.

She was born on August 12, 1925, in Charlotte Hall, Md., and was a daughter of the late William Woodbury Burroughs and Mabel Elizabeth Wilson Burroughs.

On August 14, 1970, she married S. Franklin Barber, who died on July 22, 2006.

She is survived by two daughters, Jeanne Cave and husband J.D. of Stanley, and Ann Cheseldine of Palm Coast, Fla.; three stepdaughters, Sharon Barber Smith of Cambridge, Md., Kathleen Barber Weaver and husband Michael of Hedgesville, W.Va., and Judith Barber Tanner and husband Earl Sunderland of Mapleton Depot, Pa.; a daughter-in-law, Karla Brown of Newark, Del.; a sister-in-law, Rose Burroughs of Hollywood, Md.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, J. Talley Brown Jr.; two brothers, John Donald Burroughs and Winston W. Burroughs; and a sister, Margaret Chenault.

Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by The Bradley Funeral Home in Luray, Va.

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