Kill Devil Hills - Barbara
Crites, 68, passed away on June 11, 2016.
Born in Cook County Illinois,
Barbara relocated to Virginia and received
her Bachelors and Masters degrees from Radford University
in education, guidance and art. Barbara became a real estate broker in Roanoke, VA
in 1979 and had a successful sales career before relocating to the Outer
Banks in 1985. She opened the North Carolina Academy of Real Estate in 1985
and ranked as one of the top instructors in the state for student passing
rate. Barbara sold the school to Alpha
College, but remained
an instructor until her death.
Barbara was preceded in death by
her husband Robert R Miller and parents Alois and Lucille Graham. She is
survived by her cousins Marcia "Cookie" Meloni, Gary Jensen, Judy
Sullivan, Kathy Felix and Marylyn Fissinger.
She loved nature, especially the
water, gardening and bowling. Barb had an extreme soft spot for cats and
had many throughout the years up to 4 at a time.
Visitation will be Thursday, June
16 from 6-8 pm at Gallop Funeral Services in Nags Head. A funeral service
will be held Friday, June 17 at 10 am also at Gallop Funeral Services.
In lieu of flowers donations may
be made to Coastal Humane Society in Kill Devil Hills.
Condolences to the family may be
expressed via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop
Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc.
6917 S. Croatan Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959 252.449.8695