THOMASVILLE — Barbara Glenn Whitt Kinley, 82, of Thomasville passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 at Hinkle Hospice Home in Lexington. Barbara was born March 15, 1939 in Guilford County to the late Claude and Erlaine Osborne Whitt. Barbara worked many years at various hosiery mills in High Point, NC. Later in life, Barbara put herself through cosmetology school and owned a hair salon out of her home. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and crocheting and was an excellent painter, leaving many treasured paintings for her family to cherish. She also enjoyed boating and Flounder fishing at the NC coast. Barbara was preceded in death by her son, Jerry Kinley and her brother, Coy Whitt.
She leaves behind her two daughters, Jennifer Gallimore and husband Shannon of Lexington; Susie Hodges and husband Scott of Fuquay-Varina; her sister, Amy Knight and brother, Larry Whitt, both of Booneville. She also leaves behind five grandchildren, Brandon Kinley (Jennifer), Justin Kinley (Kristie), Heather Knight (Robert), Whitney Hassenplug (Tyler) and Lindsay Gallimore (Nathan), and three great grandchildren, Colton, Emery and Jensen.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.jcgreenansons.com.