Alma Lea Barney ‘Bobbie’ Shoaf

Published 2:37 pm Monday, July 5, 2021

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Mrs. Alma Lea “Bobbie” Barney Shoaf, 87, of Rosewood Lane, Mocksville, died on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at her home.

She was born on Oct. 9, 1933 in Davie County to the late George Anderson and Mattie Hendrix Barney.

She was a member of Cornatzer Baptist Church and loved her church. She had been employed with Hanes Knitting and Winecoff Memorials. She was a thrifty shopper, having taught her daughter the same. She was a creative decorator and had the gift of writing poetry and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Theodore Anderson ‘Bill” Shoaf; and siblings, Clara Barney, Paul Barney, Lucy Barney, Calvin Barney and Ava Barney.

Survivors: 2 children, Berita Maynard (David) of Clemmons and Farren Shoaf of Mocksville; 5 grandchildren, Clayton Maynard (Rebecca), Nathan Maynard (Tabitha), Seth Maynard (Kristin), Ti Shoaf and Devon Shoaf; 7 great-grandchildren, Clara Grace, Adeline, Audrianna, Jaxon, Gabby, Annasytn and Avonna Maynard; her sister, Ella Smith of Mocksville; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, July 5 at Cornatzer Baptist Church with the Revs. David Maynard, Clayton Maynard and Johnny Nunley officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorials: Cornatzer Baptist, 1372 Cornatzer Road, Mocksville.