Created on Wednesday, 15 August 2007 20:00
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 August 2007 20:00
Barbara Whittington McLendon, 74, of Waterbury, passed away on August
12, 2007, after a courageous fight with cancer. A memorial service will
be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 17, at Lake Seymour in Morgan,
She was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, the daughter of the late
Claude Thomas Whittington and Vashti Moore Whittington. She attended
Randolph Macon College in Lynchburg, Virginia, and graduated from the
University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, a social worker,
teacher, emergency medical technician, naturalist and shepherd, and she
enjoyed fiber arts and crafts. In recent years she resided in
Waterbury, Vermont, Chapel Hill and the Village of Fearrington, North
She is survived by her husband, John Aycock McLendon, daughter Lee
Whiting McLendon, son John Aycock McLendon Jr., and granddaughters Mary
Elizabeth McLendon and Lee Anne McLendon. She was predeceased by her
parents and by a son, Mark Whittington McLendon.
Memorial contributions can be made to Piedmont Land Conservancy, P.O.
Box 4025, Greensboro, North Carolina 27404, or Vermont Children's Trust
Foundation, 19 Marble Avenue, Burlington, Vermont 05401. To send online
condolences, please visit www.perkinsparker.com. The Perkins-Parker
Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Waterbury, VT, is assisting the