Barbara M. Yancey Dunnings went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012.

Mrs. Dunnings was born on Sept. 1, 1938 in Staunton Va.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Dunnings; her father and mother, Charles and Roberta Yancey; and her sons, Richard and Kevin Dunnings. Survivors include her daughter, Crystal Dunnings, of Matthews, NC.

She grew up in Staunton and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School. For many years she was a waitress at the Beverly Restaurant in Staunton. She continued that profession in Charlotte because she loved serving people. She loved writing poems and she has a collection of her poems titled “Parts of Me.” She also enjoyed working crossword puzzles and playing dominoes.

The funeral service will the held on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 at 12 p.m. at New Beginnings Community Church, 7027 Stillwell Road, Matthews, NC, 28105. Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Burial will be at Sharon Memorial Park on Monroe Road, Charlotte.

Alexander ( is serving the Dunnings Family.
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