Barbara Shelley Vann

June 18, 1928February 15, 2018

Barbara Shelley Vann, of Supply, NC passed away on February, 15, 2018. Born June 18, 1928 in Marshville NC as Barbara Louise Griffin. Birth Parents were William Thomas Griffin and Rada Dillon Griffin. She had 2 brothers and 3 sisters all now deceased On July 5, 1935, after her parents were both deceased, she was adopted by Oscar Barnette Shelley and Wilma Avery Shelley and her name was changed to Barbara Avery Shelley She married John Colin MacRae Vann, Jr on September 6, 1947 at First Presbyterian Church in Monroe, NC. Mr. Vann passed away October 20, 2004. Four surviving children are Barbara Anne Vann of Kill Devil Hills, NC, Janie Limerick Maybeck of Charlotte, NC, Alice Vann Smith (Larry) of Pittsboro, NC, and John Colin MacRae Vann, III (Leonie) of Monroe, NC Four grandchildren are Leigh Alice Limerick of Morgantown, WV, Jason Mendel Parrish of Amsterdam, Netherlands, Leslie Limerick Lockhart (Jim) of Willow Spring, NC, and Erin Nicole Parrish of Hillsborough, NC. Three great grandchildren are Colin Henry Rosenecker and Charles Douglas Rosenecker of Morgantown, WV, and Kelsey Grace Lockhart of Willow Spring, NC She was a Member of Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, Monroe, NC The family will hold a private gathering at a later date to be determined.


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Barbara Shelley Vann

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