Barbara W. Mayo, 78, of Nashville and formerly of Richmond, Va., passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. She was born Jan. 3, 1934, to the late Linwood and Hazel Beatles White. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Sam B. Mayo Jr. who passed away Jan. 28, 2012. Barbara and her husband, Sam, helped with the Meals on Wheels program of Nash County. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Barbara is survived by three daughters, Susan J. Mayo of Richmond, Beth (Ricky) Seay of Richmond and Linda (Allen) Batts of Elm City; a son, Sam (Suzanne) Mayo III of Lucama; six granddaughters; three grandsons; 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Nancy White of Richmond.
A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Forest Hill Cemetery in Nashville with Pastor De Eakes officiating. The family will receive friends this evening from 6:30 to 8:30 at Cornerstone Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Online condolences may be sent to the Mayo family by visiting www.cornerstonefuneralhomeandcremations.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home and Cremations, 1052 S. First St., Nashville, NC 27856.