Barbara Ann Hebrado

November 27, 1955 ~ April 5, 2022 (age 66)


With loving arms of compassion the Horton’s Funeral Home Family is consoling the heartbroken loved ones of Ms. Barbara Ann Hebrado as they prepare to take a journey that no family wishes to take. Ms. Hebrado closed the curtains of life on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 in Virginia Beach, VA.

Barbara was born in Hertford, North Carolina on November 27, 1955. She received her education in the Chesapeake, Virginia school system. She was the tenth child of fifteen, who was a vibrant woman who loved life and the finer things. 

Barbara loved music and loved to dance. She adored her fine cars: a red Ford Cougar 350 with a black top, a fiery red Pontiac Trans Am, and a black Saab among others. Barbara was always sharply dressed and enjoyed herself wherever she went. She was very independent and a hard worker. She married Justo Leonciola Hebrado on December 20, 2010.

Ms. Hebrado worked at Z104 Radio Station for a time and later in life she worked at the Norfolk International Airport as a private security officer. She and the love of her life Sam Sykes, Jr. performed in a Soul Train dance competition at the Norfolk Scope as young adults. 

She leaves behind her daughter Rosa “Dee Dee” Sylvester of Georgia; her grandchildren Lamar Riddick (Melissa) of Baltimore, Maryland; Miles and Makiah Sylvester of Georgia. Other loved ones she leaves behind are her brothers,Cleophas “Billy” Rountree, Jr., Alvin Rountree (Alton’s twin),Timothy Rountree (Maria),Reginald “Maurice” Rountree, Gary Rountree (Marion)and sisters;Delores Bumgardner (Delois’ twin), Marian Bell, Patricia Holley, and Mary Cromueland a host of nieces and nephews. 

Ms. Hebrado was preceded in death by her parents Cleophus Rountree, Sr. and Flossie Lawrence-Rountree;brothers, Alton Rountree (Alvin’s twin), Harold Rountree, Clifton “Bobby” Rountree, and Marvin Rountree;one sister, Delois Howard (Delores’ twin).

The Compassionate Professionals of Horton’s Funeral Home and Cremations are serving the Hebrado and connected families with uncompromising dignity.

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