Barbara Ann Courtney, 75

October 29, 2014

Barbara CourtneyBarbara Ann Courtney, 75 of Leonardtown MD, formerly from Park Hall, MD. She departed this life peacefully on October 26th, 2014 with two of her daughters and their husbands by her side at The Hospice House of St. Mary’s, Callaway, MD.

Barbara was born on June 12th, 1939 in Washington, D.C. to the late Thomas F. Hoy and the late Vivian M. Pierce-Sullivan.

Barbara received her education in the Catholic School. Barbara worked at Hoods Bar, St. Mary’s College and as a senior companion.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband Ernest C. Courtney who departed this life July 14th, 1999 whom she married August 24th, 1978.

Barbara is survived by her eight children; Leonard “Lenny” (Christine) Lee, Sr., John (Karen) Lee, III, Mark (Patricia) Lee all of Lexington Park, MD, Cindey (John) Tamayo of Fairfax, VA, Michael (Wendy) Lee, Sr. of Leonardtown, MD, James “Chris” Lee of Glen Burnie, MD, Patsy (Thomas) Briscoe and Julie (Glenn) Dove both of Park Hall, MD, two step children; Ann “Angela” (Marshall) Fenwick and Christopher “Jerome” Courtney both of Lexington Park, MD, nineteen grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. Godchildren Cheryl Nelson, Damian Ball and Vanessa Dove, three sister in laws and two brother in laws. In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by her twin brother at birth.

A special thanks to Hospice of St. Mary’s County.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at Park Hall True Holiness Church, Inc. (47690 Park Hall Road, Park Hall, MD 20667) the viewing will be held from 10:00 am – 11:00 am and the service will be held at 11:00 am with Bishop Phillip A. Spence, Sr. officiating.

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Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.