BARBOUR Mary Evelyn June 6, 2019 Mary Evelyn Barbour, 92, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at her home. Mary was born in Roanoke, Va., one of eleven children of Isaac and Ila Poff Conner. She was married to John L. Barbour Jr. She attended William Byrd High School in Vinton, Va. She retired from Guilford County Social Services after 25 years. She was a Foster Parent for the Children's Home Society and cared for over twenty infants. Mary always placed her family first. Besides her love of family, Mary loved the Lord. He guided her daily and was a constant source of comfort. She loved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister, who will be deeply missed. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.L.; two brothers and four sisters. She leaves behind her children, David (Cathy), Jane (Larry), Anne (Tommy), John III (Elizabeth); eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren; sisters, Mable Smallwood, Betty Andrews, Norma Jean Thomas, and many beloved nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Hanes Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel, Greensboro, N.C. Visitation at 10 a.m. with the service at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Guilford Memorial Park. Light refreshments and fellowship will follow. Online condolences may be made at


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