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1967 Barbara 2021

Barbara Lynette Malone

February 19, 1967 — April 15, 2021

Age 54, transitioned April 15, 2021. Survived by siblings, Delores Seay, Bettie Ferguson, Darlene Malone and Joey Malone; nieces and nephews.

Barbara Lynette Malone was born to the late Bettie Joe (Horton) Malone and father the late Lois Malone on February 19, 1967 in Nashville, TN. Her sister Angela Marie Burrows preceded her in death.

Barbara accepted Jesus Christ as her savior at a young age and was baptized at First Street Missionary Baptist Church located in Nashville, TN where she attended services until early adulthood.

She graduated from Whites Creek High School and obtained a Bachelor of Science (BSN) degree in Nursing from Tennessee State University, both institutions located in Nashville, TN.

Immediately out of college, Barbara worked at Meharry Hospital in their Labor & Delivery/Nursery department and later was employed by Skyline Medical Center where she served as a Charge Nurse until her health began to fail. She served at Skyline for approximately 25 years.

Barbara loved international travel visiting places like Dubai, England, Paris, Hawaii, and even traveling the mid-west by train with her sister Delores Ann. She loved cooking, especially baking. The family relied on Barbara to bring the desserts to family gatherings where she wowed the family with 8-layer cakes and many other fancy desserts.

Barbara was a very caring and generous person; often helping whenever and wherever she saw a need. She loved her nieces and nephews and they always excitedly anticipated receiving a gift from one aunt (Barbara) at certain holidays. Even her siblings eagerly anticipated receiving an Easter baskets from Barbara.

She leaves to cherish her memories three sisters, Delores Ann Seay, Bettie Gean (Chris) Ferguson, and Darlene Malone; and one brother, Joey Malone, all residing in Nashville, TN; nieces, Tina (Tom) Scruggs (and children), Tonya Seay preceded her in death but Tonya’s children cherishe Barbara’s memories); nephews, Thomas (Shonda) Seay, Christopher Ferguson, Cameron Ferguson and Isaiah Bowman (and children); close friend, Oretha Glass, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation Saturday, April 24th, from 6-7pm with funeral to follow at Highland Hills Funeral Home, 2422 Brick Church Pike. Interment Monday, April 26th at 10:30am in Greenwood North Cemetery.
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Saturday, April 24, 2021

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Highland Hills Funeral Home & Crematory

2422 Brick Church Pike, Nashville, TN 37207

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