Barbara (Tutie) Bradford Groce

Barbara (Tutie) Bradford Groce, 66, of Apex, NC, and formerly of Fayetteville, passed away Monday (July 8, 2019) after a brief illness, with her family by her side. She was a loving and caring wife of 47 years and wonderful mother to three daughters. Barbara was the daughter of the late Raymond Carroll Bradford. Her mother, Martha Elizabeth (Brooks) Bradford lives in Fayetteville. Barbara was a beloved member of the Raleigh Church of Christ in Raleigh, NC. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her loving husband, Terry; three daughters, Susan G. Newnam, Rebecca G. Mahon and Heather G. Leslie; seven grandchildren, William Dean Kirk, Elise Taylor Mahon, Sydney Brooke Mahon, Sarah Elise Kirk, Liam Thompson Leslie, Addison Ray Newnam and Heath Bradford Leslie; one brother, William Harrison (Harry) Bradford; and sister, Betty Bradford Groce of Fayetteville. A memorial service to honor Barbara’s life will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, at the Raleigh Church of Christ, 911 Barringer Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. The family invites all guests to join them for a reception immediately following the memorial service at the Raleigh Church of Christ. Memorial contributions can be made in Barbara’s honor to the Agape of NC, P.O. Box 985, Wake Forest, NC 27588. Apex Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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