MYRTLE BEACH—Barbara Melton Eubanks, 85, passed away June 6 at the Embrace Hospice House.

She was born March 7, 1935, in Danville, Virginia, a daughter of the late James Barry Melton and Dora Cecile Melton.

After high school, Barbara joined C & P Telephone Company where she worked for 47 years and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.

She was an active member of College Park Baptist Church and the predecessor church Lee Street Baptist Church for more than 60 years.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Walter Edward Eubanks. She was also preceded in death by her second husband of 13 years, Sherman Edward Lynch.

Barbara is survived by son James Edward Eubanks (Malinda) of Myrtle Beach; grandchildren Dr. Jim Eubanks Jr. (Komal) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Laura Eubanks of Charlotte, North Carolina, and brother Ronald Melton (Lynn) and sister Lois Moore, both of Danville, Virginia.

Memorials may be made to College Park Baptist Church, 1104 South Main Street, Danville, VA 24541.

In light of the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, arrangement will be announced at a later date.

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