Barbara Bennett Woolford
December 22, 1936 – March 28, 2023
Wendell – Barbara Bennett Woolford, 86, departed this life, being remembered as an incredible daughter, wonderful mother, and loving sister. She was born in Washington D.C. to the late Samuel T. and Harriett Graves Bennett. She worked as a hairdresser with Smart Style Hair Salon and loved golfing and animals. She’ll be remembered as “spunky” and “spicy” and endearing terms as “quite a character”. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 44 years, Charles Edward Woolford, brother, Kendall Bennett and sister, Irene Taylor.
She is survived by her daughters, Toni Sunderland and her husband Dean of Clayton, Debbie Jenkins and her husband Joey of California, Carolyn Birckhead and her husband Bert of Florida, Donna Smith of Clayton, 12 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Divine Crossings Baptist Church or St. Jude’s Children Hospital.
Funeral Service will be held at 12pm, Monday, April 3, 2023. Visitation will begin at 11 am, Monday, Divine Crossings Baptist Church, 440 Little Divine Rd., Selma, NC with burial to follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Clayton.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com