Born in Long Branch, NJ, Barbara was the daughter of the late George Maxson and Irene (Mount) Weed. She was a graduate of Long Branch High School and married Nicholas L. Lebra, Jr. in October of 1969. Barbara’s life was defined by children. She adopted her three beloved children, Omar, Nicholas, and Natalie, and fostered children in her home over many years. She housed infants who were awaiting adoption and assisted women during their pregnancies who were giving their children to adopting parents. She was a nanny and a homemaker. She loved to sing and enjoyed her garden. She had deep faith and was a loving mother, sister, wife, Nana, and friend.
Barbara is survived by her sons, Omar Hall and Nicholas L. Lebra, III; her daughter & son-in-law, Natalie Lebra & Dom Smythe; her grandsons, Nicholas L. Lebra, IV, and “one on his way”; her sisters, Sandra, Shirley, and Mary; her brother, George; and her extended family. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Nicholas Jr. in May of 2015; and her step-father, Arthur Weed.
A memorial service will be held at 7 PM on Monday, February 5th in the H.T. Layton Funeral Home, 102 S. Main St., Woodstown, where friends are invited to visit from 5 PM until the time of service.
Please visit www.htlayton.com to leave a note of condolence to the family. Arrangements are by the H.T. Layton Funeral Home & Cremation Service.