Deborah “Tootsie” Kay Barley

Deborah “Tootsie” Kay Barley

April 1, 2021, 66, Goldsboro –

Deborah “Tootsie” Kay Barley, 66, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Willow Creek Nursing Home in Goldsboro.

Born on August 27, 1954 in Wayne county to Milton Head and Shirley Combs Head.

Tootsie was always a pleasure to be around. With a smile on her face and a twinkle in her eye, she would always tell you how good it was to see you. She was a member of Liberty Pentecostal Holiness Church of Goldsboro. She worked for many years with Kemp Furniture Company in Goldsboro.

A service to celebrate her life will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 11:00 am in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Rev. Berry House officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Wayne Memorial Park in Dudley.

Deborah is survived by her mother, Shirley Combs Head; son, Joseph Barley and wife, Jennifer; daughter, Susie Barley; step-daughter, Rebecca Heath; brothers, Johnny Head and wife, Pam, Jerry Head and wife, Debbie; her sister-in-law, Patricia Head of Aiken, SC. She is also survived by several special nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her late husband, James Barley; father, Milton Head and brother, Bobby Head.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Liberty Pentecostal Holiness Church, 206 Country Day Road, Goldsboro, NC 27530.

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