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Lillian Barbour

February 20, 1928 — February 12, 2019

It is with profound sadness that the family of Lillian Corvi Barbour, after a period of declining health, announces her passing on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.
Mrs. Barbour was a homemaker and bookkeeper for her husband's business, Crabtree Valley Exxon. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Born February 20, 1928, in Quincy, MA, she was the daughter of the late Ferdinando and Teresa Commoletti Corvi.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Whit, Jimmy and Ed Corvi, and her sister, Mary Johnson.
Mrs. Barbour is survived by her husband of 65 years, Linwood Barbour, Sr., of Raleigh; son and daughter-in-law, Linwood "Woody" Barbour, Jr. and Karen Whittington Barbour of Raleigh; son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey Corvi Barbour and Dr. Joan Carol Martin of Gastonia; granddaughter, Laina Barbour of Raleigh; sister-in-law, Nona Corvi of Santa Maria, CA; Vi Corvi of Braintree, MA, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family and friends of Mrs. Barbour are cordially invited to attend her visitation beginning at 12:00 noon and running until 1:30 pm Saturday, February 16, at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, 831 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC. Her funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Bryan-Lee Funeral Home. The Reverend Dane Hadley will officiate. A service of committal will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at
In lieu of flowers, the Barbour family requests contributions, in memory of Mrs. Barbour, be made to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
The family wishes to express their sincere and heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Transitions LifeCare and Home Instead for their love and compassionate care of Mrs. Barbour.
Bryan-Lee Funeral Home of Raleigh is serving the Barbour family.
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