Margaret Byrum Chinsolo

Published 9:43 am Tuesday, January 24, 2012

AHOSKIE – Margaret Byrum Chinsolo, age 68, died Saturday, January 21, 2012, at Roanoke Chowan Hospital.

Ms. Chinsolo was born in Chowan County on May 28, 1943, a daughter of the late Gilbert and Mildred Jones Byrum.  She was a member of Warwick Baptist Church in Chowan County and attended Winton Baptist Church.  She was a deli clerk.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Jackie Pope and her husband, Richard, of Eure and Angel Thum and husband, Edward, of Foxfire, NC; her brothers, James Byrum of Tyner and Billy Byrum of Edenton; and four grandchildren.

A celebration of life graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Highland Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Joseph Futrell officiating.

The family will receive friends at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home, Ahoskie, from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, and other times at the home of her daughter, Jackie Pope, 145 Small Lane, Eure, NC.

Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2418 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 206, Raleigh, NC, 27607.

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