Violet B. Newcomb, 80, of Martinsville, passed away on April 15, 2017. She was born in Henry County on June 26, 1936 to the late Reese and Alfrie Barker. Violet was also preceded in death by her husband, George Newcomb; two brothers, Floyd Barker and Fred Barker and two sisters, Lucille Roach and Jessie Wilson.
Violet is survived by two daughters, Ramona “Roni” Newcomb and Verlinda Anderson and husband, Jimmy; two grandchildren, Thomas L. Wilson and Andrew Wilson and wife, Christina; three great grandchildren, Layla Wilson, Jessica Wilson and Andrew Wilson; one brother, Ray Barker and several nieces, nephews and other loving family members.
The family will receive friends from 6 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in the Bassett Funeral Service Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Landmark Baptist Church with Dr. J. D. Harmon officiating. Burial will follow the service at Roselawn Burial Park.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.bassettfuneralservice.com. Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett is in charge of arrangements.