Obituary for Barbara Sue Petty

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Barbara Sue Petty, age 70 of Pulaski passed away Sunday, August 20, 2023 at the Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem. Born October 2, 1952 in Pulaski ,she was the daughter of the late Buford & Alberta Virginia Turner Petty. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Charlie, Mickey, Mike and Pete Petty.


She is survived by her


Husband – Charles Frederick Bell – Pulaski


Son – Riner (Jessica) Wade – Dublin


Stepson – Chuck (Ashley) Bell – Dublin


Grandchildren – Jordan Tabor, Shali Wade, Emmy Wade, Sophie Wade and Sydney Bell


Great Grandchildren – Alayna Tabor and Daniel Tabor


Sister – Ruth Petty – Pulaski


Sister-in-law – Bertha Petty – Pulaski


Nieces and nephews


Funeral services will be held Thursday, 1:00 p.m., August 24, 2023 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski. Interment will follow at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin.


The family will receive friends Thursday , August 24, 2023 one hour before service time  at Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski.


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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.