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Barbara Britt

November 11, 1934 ~ May 5, 2022 (age 87)


Barbara “Bob” Foreman Britt, 87, of Oakboro, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Trinity Place in Albemarle.

Funeral Service will be held at 3:00PM Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Silver Springs Baptist Church. Rev. Mark Little will officiate and burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Monday Evening, May 9, 2022 at Edwards Funeral Home of Norwood.

“Bob” was born on November 11, 1934 in Stanly County to the late Charles Henderson and Nellie Drye Foreman. She was a retired seamstress and a member at Silver Springs Baptist Church.

She was an avid gardener and loved teaching her grandson Charlie her gardening skills and riding on her golf cart with her grandson Wyatt. She also loved playing cards with her family and was especially competitive with her son Greg. 

She is survived by her children: Deborah Geer of Albemarle, Greg Britt (Angie) of Albemarle, and David Britt (Sarah) of South Carolina; five grandchildren: Charlie Geer (Katie), Ben Britt, Sarah Britt, Magen Britt, and Wyatt Britt. Brother Junior Foreman (Glenda) of Norwood sisters Hilda Kimrey of Oakboro and Mary (Banks) Mabry of Norwood.

She was also preceded in death by her Six brothers, Rayvon, Jim, Fred, Frank, Jerry, and Ted and one sister Molly.

Memorials may be made to Silver Springs Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.


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May 9, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Edwards Funeral Homes
120 College Street
Norwood, NC 28128

Funeral Service
May 10, 2022

3:00 PM
Silver Springs Baptist Church
16072 NC Hwy 138
Norwood, NC 28128

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