NEW BERN | Barbara Dorsey Leggett, 82, of Plymouth died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at The Homeplace in New Bern, NC.
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She was born May 26, 1932 in West Virginia, but moved with her family to Washington County, NC as a small child. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Leggett. She and Raymond owned and operated Leggett's Jewelers in Plymouth for many, many years. When they both retired in 1996, Leggett's Jewelers had been in business in Plymouth for more than 100 years. She was a member of Plymouth United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.
Her family includes two children, Bobbie Leggett Robinson and husband Buddy of Tarboro and Ray Leggett and wife Karen of New Bern; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2 p.m., at the Plymouth United Methodist Church with Reverend Jay Clark officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m to 2 p.m. prior to the service in the Church Fellowship Hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's and Dementia Association or to the Plymouth United Methodist Church.
Maitland Funeral Home of Plymouth is handling the arrangements.
Maitland Funeral Home
306 Latham Avenue
Plymouth, NC 27962
Published in Sun Journal on July 31, 2014