Barbara Martin Brite

Published 4:23 pm Saturday, August 8, 2020

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Barbara Martin Brite, 78, of Elizabeth City, died August 3, 2020 at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital in Virginia Beach, Va. She was born April 22, 1942 in Pasquotank County to the late Julian Bradshaw Bright and Fannie Crosby Stevenson Bright and was the wife of Miles Jessup Brite Sr. of the home. She was a member of Evangelical Methodist Church where she served as secretary.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons Miles Jessup Brite Jr. of Wilson and Danny Stevenson Brite (Sharon) of Blackstock, SC; sisters Margorie B. Layden (Johnnie) of Elizabeth City, Betty Pierce (Johnnie) of Fort Mill, SC and Doris Sheffy of Greenfield Center, NY; brother Buddy Bright of Dover, Del.; and many nieces and nephews.

No services are planned at this time. Memorial donations may be made to Evangelical Methodist Church, 820 Okisko Road, Elizabeth City, NCĀ  27909 or by donating blood with the local American Red Cross. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is assisting the family. Express condolences at

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