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Barbara Christian Perdue
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“We are so very sorry to hear of Barbara's Passing. Thoughts and Prayers are sent to the family during this time. Barbara was always a kind and caring...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Gary and Shelby Lucas - VA

“Sharron and Family, I have known Barbara since I was little and she was a joy to be around. May God give you comfort at this difficult time. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Debbie Thomas - Narrows, VA

“Prayers for all of the family. So sorry for your loss. Heaven must have needed an Angel! She's a sweetheart. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Debbie Burkemy - Spartanburg, SC

“My favorite memory, the time Charles n I went to the family Christmas gathering at Sharon"s house. I was new to the family and she made me feel so...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Gay - Yellm, WA - sister-n-law

“What a special lady! Our prayers are with you all!!!!!! Love in Christ!!!!! ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Lanetta Dunbar Eaves - Mays, IN

“I am so so very sorry of hear of my sweet sweet cousin passing.. I will miss her when I make my visits. She was very special to me as we grew up. My...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Pamela Blankenship Barlow - VA

“Even though I haven't seen Barbara in many years due to the many miles separating us, I still have so many beautiful memories that have been with me...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jeanie Kratky - Highlands, TX

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8 of 10 | Posted by: Jeanie Kratky - Highlands, TX

“Sharon, Your Mom was a special and dear friend of mine. I pray again for God to give you strength to get through yet another storm in this life. ...Read More »

“I am so sorry for your Los. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Rachel Kingery - Christiansburg, VA

Barbara Christian Perdue, 68 of Narrows, passed away peacefully at home and has now joined her husband and son in Heaven on Sunday, August 30th, 2015.

A lifelong resident of Giles County, she was born on February 23rd, 1947, and was the daughter of the late Elmer Lee and Kathern Ida Blankenship Christian. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Bobby Ray Perdue; a son, Kelly Ray Perdue; two brothers, Eldridge Dean Christian, and Charles Robert Christian.

Barbara was a retired employee of Celanese Acetate in Narrows with 30 years of service. She enjoyed traveling, especially trips to the beach, and spending time with her family and friends. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, she will be deeply missed by her family and many friends.

Left to cherish her memory are a daughter, Sharron Perdue Jones and fiancee' J.J. Stowers of Narrows; two grandsons, Dale Jones and Ryan Jones, both of Narrows; a granddaughter, Chase Perdue of Narrows; a very special great-granddaughter, Harper Skye (Stinker) Jones; a sister, Drema Smith of Oakvale, West Virginia; many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and special friends, including her "fur babies," Lady Bug and Toby.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows with Rev. Lynn Garrison-Mullins officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Riffe's Funeral Service Wednesday from 6 to 8 PM. The family requests that those sending memorial contributions, please consider the Virginia Wounded Warrior Project; 900 East Main Street, 6th Floor-West Wing, Richmond, VA 23219.

The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at

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