Maxine Scott Barney

by | Sep 19, 2016 | Obituaries

NORFOLK—Maxine Scott Barney, the daughter of the late James E. and Bessie V. Scott, the wife of the late Jack H. Barney, and the mother of Deborah Barney Kaufman and Michael E. Barney, passed away in her sleep after an extended illness on September 11, 2016 in Virginia Beach.

She was born in Plato, Missouri on April 15, 1927, lived in Salinas, California until her marriage to her late husband in 1945, following which she became a resident of Petersburg, Virginia. in 1986, she moved to Virginia Beach to be close to her children.

Locally she is survived by her daughter Debbi, her son and daughter-in law, Michael and Roslyn Barney, her three grandchildren, Jamie A. Baker (Pete), Jason R. Barney and Scott R. Barney, and by her great-granddaughter, Willow Page Baker. She is also survived by one of her three sisters, Juanita (William) Wainscott of Salinas; her brother-in-law Daniel Barney of New York City; and by several cousins, nieces and nephews.

A graveside service and internment was held at Brith Achim Cemetery, S. Crater Road in Petersburg, with Rabbi Dennis Beck-Berman officiating. J.T. Morriss Funeral Home of Petersburg.

Memorial donations to Congregation Brith Achim, Petersburg, Congregation Beth El, Norfolk, or to another charity. Condolences may be registered at