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Barbara Anne Jefferson

Obituary for Barbara Anne Jefferson

August 30, 1943 - November 30, 2018
Cheyney, Pennsylvania | Age 75


Barbara "Barb" Anne Jefferson, age 75, of Cheyney, PA passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. She was born on August 30, 1943 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Clarence John Branyan and Bessie (Harris) Branyan.

Barb grew up in Philadelphia, PA and attended Northeast High School. She worked at Provident Mutual Life Insurance in West Philadelphia. Barb was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Fox Chase, PA where she married Jeff while they were in college and went on to raise three boys. She worked in retail for over thirty years and was sales manager for the family toy business. Barb also organized a ladies' social club (PTS), where she was "Queen Mum". She loved the water and boating on the Chesapeake.

Barb is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, George "Jeff" Jefferson; her three sons: George (Constance) Jefferson of Ohio, Mike (Cira) Jefferson of PA, and William (Karen) Jefferson of PA; four grandchildren: Stella, Nathan, Paul and Joseph, whom she loved dearly; sister, Linda (Craig) Leslie of Florida; brother-in-law, John (Marion) Jefferson of Decorah, IA; and sister-in-law Betty (Ron) Levocz of Chadds Ford, PA.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Town Point United Methodist Church, 61 Port Herman Road, Chesapeake City, MD 21915. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Town Point United Methodist Church, where family and friends may begin visiting at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to the "Alzheimer's Foundation" or the "American Diabetes Association" and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, PO Box 27, Chesapeake City, MD 21915.

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