Doris B. Drewry

Published 2:43 pm Thursday, December 18, 2014

BLACK CREEK—Doris Isabelle Barrett Drewry, 87, widow of Fenton Earl Drewry, passed away on Dec. 17, 2014, at Southampton Memorial Hospital.

A lifelong resident of Southampton County, she was a daughter of the late Mills Burwell Barrett Sr. and Josie Florence Faison Barrett, and was predeceased by a sister, Grace Bristow, and a brother, Mills B. Barrett Jr.

Doris B. Drewry

Doris B. Drewry

Mrs. Drewry was a member of Black Creek Baptist Church and was active in the WMU.

Left to cherish her memory are her three daughters, Teresa D. Gresham, Deborah D. Matthews (Melvin) and Earlene D. Evans (Brad); two nieces, Delores Parker and Withie Billups; three grandchildren, Stacy Gresham, Drew Evans (Jessi) and Lindsay M. Schneider (Alex); and three great-grandchildren, Josi, Jonas and Jillian Evans.

A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20, at Black Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Greg Kitts officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, and suggests memorials be made to Camp Little Crossroads, 2247 Piney Road, Lowesville, VA 22967.