RICH SQUARE, NC – Nellie Mae Lowe Barmer Bryant, age 95, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at the Rich Square Health Care Center of Rich Square, NC.
Mrs. Bryant was born on March 25, 1925 to Jessie Lowe, Sr. and Daisy Boone Lowe in Halifax County, NC. Nellie was a devoted mother that loved her family dearly. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, playing rummy and puzzles, but above all she loved spending time with her family. Nellie was loved by many and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Besides her parents, Nellie was preceded in death by her first husband, and the father of her children, Leroy Barmer, her second husband, Perry Bryant, a granddaughter, Jane Marie Barmer Johnson, brothers, Jesse and Robert Lowe, and a sister, Rena Broglin.
Nellie is survived by her two sons, Rev. Robert Barmer and wife Janie of Windsor, and Wesley Barmer and wife Lola of Battleboro; daughter, Sally Ann Barmer of Nashville; granddaughter, Carolyn Ann Barmer Watson of Raleigh; two grandsons, Eddie Barmer of Richmond, VA, and Daniel Barmer of Rocky Mount; three great granddaughters, Shelby Madison Watson of Raleigh, Kaitlyn Barmer of OK, and Hannah Barmer of Middlesex; two great-grandsons, Dylan Barmer of Battleboro, and Andrew Barmer of Middlesex. Also surviving are three sisters, Thelma Elliott of Rich Square, Margaret Brittenham and husband Thomas of Ahoskie, and Betty Bigalow of Greensboro; two brothers, Billy Lowe of Rocky Mount, and Cleveland Lowe of Rich Square, NC; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Monday, July 27, 2020, from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC. A celebration of life funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service Chapel, Ahoskie, NC, with her son Rev. Robert Barmer officiating. There will by a private burial in Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Rich Square, NC.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Potter’s House Baptist Church, 841 US Hwy 13 North, Windsor, NC 27983 or online by clicking here.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Barmer family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.