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Barbara Jean (Hughes) Thomas

August 4, 1936 ~ March 23, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Barbara Thomas Obituary

BARBARA JEAN HUGHES THOMAS, age 87, of 244 Younger Road, Roxboro, NC passed away Saturday afternoon, March 23, 2024 at her home. 

Mrs. Thomas was born August 4, 1936 in Halifax County, VA, daughter of the late Howard V. Hughes & Ora Moorefield Hughes and was wife of 50 years to the late Rudolph Clayton “Buck” Thomas.   She was retired from the Person County Health Department and was a member of Cavel Baptist Church.

Barbara enjoyed going to antique auctions, trips to the beach, watching the Price is Right, and watching and listening to her grandson, Justin play music.   

Surviving are two daughters, Beverly T. Ford, Lisa T. Thomas & husband, Steve, two grandsons, Tyler Thomas & wife, Emily, Justin Thomas, and great-grandson, Gus Wade Thomas.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Thomas is preceded in death by a sister, Ellen Hughes Reaves.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2024 in the Strickland and Jones Funeral Services Chapel with the Rev. Patrick Sinclair officiating.  Interment will follow in the Person Memorial Cemetery.  The family will receive friends and guests for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. 

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham Road, Roxboro, NC 27573. Online condolences may be made at

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March 26, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services
1810 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC 27573

Funeral Service
March 26, 2024

2:00 PM
Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services
1810 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC 27573


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