August 21, 1944 ~ July 15, 2021

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Mars Hill, NC

Nancy Robinson Brittain from Mars Hill, NC, died July 15, 2021. She was 76 years old.

Nancy was a graduate of Mars Hill University and a state retiree. She was the daughter of the late Ruth Kennerly Robinson and Drew Robinson of Leicester, NC. She was the beloved mother of the late Samuel Drew Brittain of Robbinsville.

She is survived by her husband William Bryan Brittain, daughter Dr. Julia Elizabeth Brittain, both of Mars Hill, NC, and grandchildren Drew Brittain of Greenville, SC, Elizabeth (Ellie) Brittain of Greensboro, NC, and Lindsey and William Brittain of Robbinsville, NC.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Our most sincere condolences for your loss. Nancy was always there for Mary Jo through the good times and hard times and she will be missed more than words can express 🙏❤️

  2. My prayers are with you Bill and Julie, and all the family. I will miss talking to my friend; she always lifted my spirits.

    Lanette Overby

  3. So sorry to hear of Nancy’s passing. We served as co-workers for the state of NC for several years. My thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time of loss.

  4. Love to Bill and Julie and the Bill Robinson family. Bill Robinson is Nancy’s brother. Praying for comfort and healing during this difficult loss.
    Nancy was my “ go to person”❤️ As her cousin, we loved each other unconditionally.
    I will really miss her🙏🏻


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