Carrie Sargent

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Carrie Byrum Rountree Sargent, 92, of the Lucy Corr Village, Chesterfield, VA and formerly of Corapeake, died Monday, March 9, 2009.
A native of Chowan County, she was the retired owner and operator of Rountree’s Grocery. She was a member of Eureka Baptist Church, its Ida K. Brinkley Sunday School Class, the Young at Hearts Senior Citizens Group, and had formerly been a member of the Gatesville Senior Citizens Club.
Surviving are her daughter, Linda Rountree Akin of Petersburg, VA; a sister, Marjorie B. Winslow of Hertford; two brothers, Cecil Byrum of Edenton and Weldon Byrum of Hertford; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 12 in Eureka Baptist Church by the Rev. Mickey Willard and the Rev. Cameron Currin. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may join the family from 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11 in Miller Funeral Home, 304 Main Street, Gatesville.
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