Irene Goad Barney

Published 9:00 am Friday, November 18, 2022

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Irene Goad Barney, 82, of Advance, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice House in Winston-Salem.

She was born Feb. 29, 1940, in Floyd County, Va. to the late Elmer Leon and India Alma Wade Goad. Mrs. Barney owned and operated Bowman Company, a precision machining company. She was an affiliate member of Advance United Methodist Church and a member of Fraternity Church of the Brethren in Winston-Salem.

Survivors include: her husband, Ronald “Ronnie” Leo Barney of the home; children, Aubrey Bowman (Donna), and Eleisa Barbour, all of Advance; stepdaughters, Ann Anderson (Larry), and Susan Barney Phipps, all of Mocksville; 8 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.     

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18 at Advance United Methodist Church.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider charity of donor’s choice.