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Barbara Ann Truett Monteith, age 83, of Atlanta (Dekalb), GA, died Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at her home after a 30 year battle with cancer.
Born in Bryson City, NC, she was a member of Northeast Baptist Church for over 49 years where she was very active including teaching Sunday School and being a choir member, youth leader and music teacher. She was a retired elementary school teacher in Tucson, AZ, Phoenix, AZ and Beaumont, TX.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Annie Mae Marr Truett, her sister, Carolyn Gray and is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, John A. Monteith, Jr. of Atlanta; her loving canine companion, Princess; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Carol Monteith of Atlanta; daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Donald Warren of Woodstock and Michelle and Mike Hollis of Stone Mountain; her five grands, Shelly Spurgeon, Anna Monteith, Thomas Warren, Tiffany Warren and Michael Monteith, Jr.; 3 step grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; several cousins and nieces.
Her funeral will be Friday, February 2, 2018, at 12:00 Noon at Northeast Baptist Church in Atlanta with Rev. Jonathan Spencer and Rev. Phill Nall officiating. Another service will follow on Saturday, February 3rd at 12:00 Noon at the First Baptist Church of Bryson City, NC. There will be a viewing from 11:00 am until 12:00 Noon at the church. Burial will follow in Swain Memorial Park, Bryson City, NC.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Northeast Baptist Church, 4046 Chamblee Tucker Road, Atlanta, GA 30340.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 4:00 - 8:00 pm at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, (770) 564-2726.