PLYMOUTH - Barbara Dorsey Leggett, 82, of Plymouth died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at The Home Place in New Bern.
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Born May 26, 1932 in Richwood, West Virginia she was the daughter of the late Roscoe Dorsey and Areta Windham Dorsey and was preceded in death by her husband, George Raymond Leggett, Jr.; brothers, Roscoe A. Dorsey, Jr. and Richard A. Dorsey. Mrs. Leggett and her husband owned and operated Leggett's Jeweler's in Plymouth and upon their retirement Leggett's Jeweler's had been in business over 100 years. She was a member of Plymouth United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.
Her family includes her son, Ray Leggett and wife Karen of New Bern, N.C.; daughter, Bobbie Robinson and husband Buddy of Tarboro, N.C.; four grandchildren; Jennifer Jordan, Daniel Hall, Lauren Seymour, and Ross Leggett and four great grandchildren; Kaitlyn Webb, Haley Webb, Hunter Jefferson, and Meredith Hall .
Funeral service will be held Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Plymouth United Methodist Church, Plymouth with Dr. Jay Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends Friday, August 1, 2014 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at Plymouth United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's and Dementia Association or to Plymouth United Methodist Church. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth. Condolences may be made to the family at www.maitlandfuneralhome.com .
Maitland Funeral Home
306 Latham Avenue Plymouth, NC 27962
Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on Aug. 1, 2014