Jean Ellen Scriba, 77, died Friday, July 12, 2013 at Duke University Hospital. A native of Durham, she was the daughter of the late Walter Leonard Barton, Jr. and Margaret Tyndall Barton.
Jean was a very loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed being a homemaker. She was a member of Westwood Baptist Church in Durham and for the past eight years she resided at Windsor Point retirement community in Fuquay-Varina where she spent her time knitting and enjoying the company of family and friends.
Jean is survived by her daughter, Teresa Shores and husband, Rick, of Apex; her sister, Margaret Ann Marshall and husband, Vann, of Rougemont; her brother, W.L. “Lennie” Barton, III and wife, Gloria, of Durham; her granddaughters, Stephanie Ann Shores of Wilmington and Allison Michelle Shores of Apex and her nieces, Margaret Victoria Marshall and Katie Barton Flowers and husband, Bryan.
Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson Robert Scriba and her granddaughter, Lauren Michelle Shores.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 16, from the Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 W. Main Street in Durham with the Rev. Mac Bare officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.
Friends may visit Monday evening from 6:00-8:00pm at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contribution may be made to Duke Children’s Hospital, Office of Development, 512 S. Mangum St., Suite 400, Durham, NC 27701
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