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Barbara Humes (1945) Passes Away

Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Barbara White Humes, Age 90, of Nashville, Tennessee died January 31, 2018 Preceded in death by her parents, Robert H and Margaret T White, sister Susan W Perry, husband Laurence B. Humes, and son Robert L Humes (wife Debbie). She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Loflin (husband Jesse), sons Stephen (wife Laura), and David (wife Gail), and grandsons Taylor and Mark. She also leaves nephews R. J. Humes and Bob Perry, as well as nieces Judy Pol and Pam Knott. "Bobo", a life-long Nashville native, attended Peabody, Ward-Belmont (now Harpeth Hall) and Vanderbilt University as Salutatorian and member of Tri Delta Sorority. Following graduation, she spent a year in Cannes, France as a Fulbright Scholar. The friends she made in school were lifelong chums and like a second family. Home, family and friends were at the center of her life. She loved to travel, and indulged her passion for local history by serving as docent at local sites such as Studio B, Carter House, Tennessee State Capitol, Carnton and Belle Meade Plantation. She also authored a brief history of Tennessee, two historical plays, and several songs. There will be a Celebration of Life this Spring at her cherished Radnor Lake. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Friends of Radnor Lake.


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