Mrs. Linda Lou Satterwhite Alligood, age 75, a resident of Washington, died Tuesday June 27, 2017 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
Funeral services will be 3:00 pm Saturday July 1, 2017 at Gentry-Newell & Vaughn Funeral Home in Oxford and will be conducted by Rev. Lennie Rogers and Rev. Jim Shelley. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery in Oxford. Danny Roberts, Tony Cozart, Ralph Newton, Ed Adcock, Bobby Blackley and Randy Green will serve as pallbearers. Memorial services will be conducted in Washington at a later date.
Mrs. Alligood was born in Granville County on July 29, 1941 to the late James Ward Satterwhite and Gertrude Oakley Satterwhite. On July 28, 1962, she married Ronald Ray Alligood who survives. She was a 1959 graduate of Stem High School in Stem, NC, and was a 1960 graduate of Fuller Business School. She retired in 1990 as Director of Medical Records for John Umstead State Hospital after 30 years of service and was a consultant for the Federal Correctional Institute at Butner for 5 years. She served as past president for the NC State & Governmental Employees Association, past regent of the Captain James Currin Daughters of the American Revolution, past member of the Reading Blount Daughters of the American Revolution Beaufort County Chapter, former chairman of the Granville County Democratic Party, past president of the Business & Professional Women’s Club, former member of the First Baptist Church of Butner where she served as deacon and lay leader and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Washington, serving as leader of the Circle of Faith and Sunday School teacher.
Survivors include her husband, Ronald Ray Alligood of the home, one son, Ron Alligood and wife Catherine of Richmond, VA, one grandson Trace Alligood of Richmond, VA, one sister, Marie Green of Oxford, two brothers, Ricky W. Satterwhite and wife Barbara of Oxford and Jimmy Satterwhite and wife Pat of Oxford.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm prior to the service at Gentry-Newell & Vaughn Funeral Home Oxford.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 304 W. Second St., Washington, NC 27889.