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Lora Taylor Barnes
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Birth: Jan. 14
Death: Mar. 20, 2008
Virginia, USA

Departed this life March 20, 2008, Mrs. Lora Barnes of Richmond.

A longtime nurse whose body was found in the bedroom of her burned home, an apparent murder.

Barnes, 44, had worked for more than 25 years as a nurse at the Beth Sholom Home and at Lakewood Manor in Henrico.

She is survived by one daughter, Daeshar Taylor-Shabazz; four grandchildren, Cory Bynum, Shadeja & ShaNajeeb Shabazz, and Shareef Mosby; mother, Nina Spain Wallace and husband, Oliver Jr; father, Albert Taylor Sr. and wife, Gladys; five sisters, Joyce Thierry, Gloria Taylor Edwards, Angela Taylor-Muwakil, Barbara Gaines and Christie Hamlin; two brothers, Albert Jr. and Bryan Taylor; nine aunts, one uncle; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; one so- in-law, Shareef Shabazz; three brothers-in-law, Larry Edwards, Linwood Gaines and Joseph Hamlin; and other relatives and friends, among them a devoted, Lisa Carter.

Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Avenue where the family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30P.M. on Wednesday. Funeral services will be held Thursday, 11A.M. at Fifth Baptist Church, 1415 W. Cary Street where remains will lie in state one hour prior funeral time. Dr. Earl Brown and Dr. Ricardo Brown(pastors) Bishop E. W. Woodburry Sr. off Interment Riverview Cemetery. Family and friends assemble at the church 10:45A.M.


UPDATE 4/1/2008:

Henrico Commonwealth's Attorney will seek the indictment against Jerome Gregory Wright, 45, who had befriended Lora Barnes during the past six months.

Wright, who sometimes lived at Barnes' home and has a long criminal record, was arrested six days after the March 20 fire and charged with fraud in the unauthorized use of Barnes' credit card.

Wright is being held without bond.

Riverview Cemetery
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Created by: Joyce Vaughan
Record added: Mar 25, 2008
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