Tula C. Brigman

Published 7:00 pm Wednesday, August 27, 2014

ENFIELD – Mrs. Tula Clarke Brigman, age 96, formerly of Enfield, NC, died Tuesday, August 26, 2014 in Rocky Mount, NC.

Mrs. Brigman was born August 3, 1918 in Bertie County, NC, the daughter of the late James Elias Clarke and Lizzie Parker Clarke. She was also predeceased by her first husband, Robert Alton Gossett, and her second husband, A.J. “Jack” Brigman; her brother, James Gurley Clarke; and two sisters, Lorena Pearl Clarke and Ruby Clarke Conner Futrell.

She was a member of Enfield Baptist Church.

She is survived by her step children, Sue B. Belo, Jewell Hopkin, Robert Alton “Bobby” Gossett Jr., and Patsy Holt Harris; a daughter-in-law, Margie Elk Brigman; her nieces, Carolyn Askew, Linda Minton, and Sadie Clarke Blackmon; and a nephew, James “Jim” Carlton Connor.

Graveside services will be held, Friday, August 29, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Enfield, NC with the Rev. Kerry Peeler officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Enfield Baptist Church, Enfield, NC 27823.

Arrangements are being handled by Massey Funeral Home in Roanoke Rapids.