Barbara Wrae Lane Bunch

Published 9:47 pm Friday, June 3, 2011

June 2, 2011

Barbara Wrae Lane Bunch, 73, of Suffolk, Va., passed away June 2, 2011. She was born in Hertford, N.C., the daughter of the late Ethel Trueblood Lane and Benjamin Franklin Lane. She formerly worked as a switchboard operator at Obici Hospital and was a member of Bethlehem Christian Church.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 53 years, Dallas N. Bunch; daughters and sons-in-law, Terrie B. and David Rose, of Yorktown, Va., Lori B. and Barry Harcum, of Suffolk, Va.; grandchildren, Amy Lynn Rose and Benjamin Evan Harcum; sisters, Henrietta Stallings, of Hertford, N.C., and Alice Bea Riddick, of Belvidere, N.C.; numerous nieces and nephews.

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A funeral service will be held Monday, June 6, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory with the Rev. Jim George officiating. Burial will follow in Nansemond Suffolk Cemetery. Friends may join the family for a time of visitation Sunday night from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the residence. Memorial donations may be made to the Nansemond Suffolk Volunteer Rescue Squad at P.O. Box 1515, Suffolk, VA 23439. Condolences may be registered online at