Barbara Ann Duffer Averette, age 79, of Chase City, VA, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mack and Maggie Duffer; two sisters, Lucille Duffer Palmer and Margaret “Polly” Duffer Lenhart; and two brothers, Gerald Duffer and Randolph L. Duffer.

She is survived by her husband of fifty-five years, William G. “Billy” Averette; two children, Gina Mull (Scott), Mark Averette (Elaine Pearce); two grandchildren, Chase Averette (Shelby Brown), Cody Mull (Megan); two great-grandchildren, Grayson Mull and McKinley Mull; a sister, Virginia Duffer Hall.

Barbara Ann was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Skipwith, VA.

A private funeral service will be held. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Lisa Gillispie, 27 North Main Street, Chase City, VA 23924.


Condolence Messages

  1. Samantha Finch

    18 May 2020 3 years ago

    Barbara was such a wonderful woman and I enjoyed working with her at the Treasurer’s Office. Many prayers to Billy and the family!

  2. Felicia Rutledge

    18 May 2020 3 years ago

    I’m so very sorry. My heart goes out to Billy, Gina, Mark, and all of her family and friends. She will be missed by so many. Sending my love, hugs, and prayers for you all.

  3. Bernice Fears

    18 May 2020 3 years ago

    So sorry to read this, She was a very special lady my prayers an love go to Billy and the family

  4. Bonnie Gilliam

    18 May 2020 3 years ago

    Just learned of Barbara’s passing this evening. Spider and I are so sad to hear this. She was truly a beautiful person. Our sympathy to Billy, the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She had a good life and she will be missed.

  5. Gordon & Nancy Ashworth

    19 May 2020 3 years ago

    Our prayers and concerns are with each of you at this time

  6. Jimmy and Janis Averette

    20 May 2020 3 years ago

    Billy and family, so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    May God Bless

  7. Diana Dalton

    23 May 2020 3 years ago

    Billy and family, I am so sorry to learn of
    Barbara’ s passing. She was a wonderful
    friend. You all are in my thoughts and
    prayers. Billy, I will contact you later
    when this virus is over. Love, Diana Dalton

  8. Bo House

    27 May 2020 3 years ago

    So sorry for you loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers

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