Barbara Jean Ashworth, age 83, of Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, September 10, 2021 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. She was born in Norfolk, VA on November 24, 1937 to the late Charles Blassingham Briggs and Ida Eugina Catlett Briggs and was the wife of the late William Henry Ashworth. She was a school teacher in public schools and taught for thirty eight years in the Norfolk Public Schools. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church, a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be deeply missed.
Mrs. Ashworth is survived by a daughter, Jeana Ashworth Outland Robertson and husband Harry of Chesapeake; a son, Mark Kevin Ashworth and wife Evelyn of Elizabeth City; six grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and a sister, Audrey Briggs.
The family will have a private gathering at a later date. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 is serving the family of Mrs. Ashworth. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com. To plant a tree or send flowers to the family, please visit www.TwifordFH.com/send-flowers.
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