Barbara Jean Gravely, 74, passed quietly from this life at her home, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Born Aug. 20, 1939, in Robeson County, she was the daughter of the late Calvin and Burniece McCormick. She was retired from Burlington Industries in Raeford, and a member of Seaside United Methodist Church.
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She was preceded in death by her husbands, Buddy Williams and Harry Gravely; and by her brother, JC McCormick.
She is survived by sister, Sallie Watts and husband, Paul; and sister-in-law, Betty McCormick of Fairmont; daughter, Kathy Cox and husband, Michael, of Chapel Hill; son, Keith Williams and wife, Beth, of Manson; four grandsons, Sam Williams, Adam Cox, Nathan Williams and Jason Cox; as well as Harry Gravely Jr., Pat Gravely and their respective families.
The family wishes to thank all of Barbara's many friends for their love, fellowship and caring support over the years. She cherished each of you wholeheartedly and shared wonderful memories of you often. Your friendship was a source of joy and fulfillment for her.
A viewing was held from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at Seaside United Methodist Church in Sunset Beach, with the service at 11 a.m. followed by a brief reception. A graveside service preceded interment at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at Floyd Cemetery in Fairmont.
Arrangements are helpfully provided by Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.
In lieu of flowers, Barbara requested you please instead consider a donation to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC, 28401.
Private online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.
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Published in The Brunswick Beacon from June 26 to July 2, 2014