Carolyn Sherman Briggs, died Tuesday October 2, 2012 at her home. She was a native of Granville County and was the daughter of the late William Sidney and Julia Beth Currin Sherman. Carolyn was the widow of the late William “Buck” Briggs.
Carolyn was a home maker and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, a Deaconess, Sunday School teacher, member of the WMU and worked with Meals on Wheels.
Surviving is a daughter, Robin Briggs BlevinsGary of Oxford; two grandchildren, Ellen Blevins and Billy Blevins, sisters, Edith S. BondDavid of Lake Lure, and Bonnie S. RiddleJim of Raleigh; brother-in-law, Ed Briggs of Oxford and sister-in law Linda HiltonJames of Oxford. Also surviving are two nieces.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday October 5, 2012 at 2:00 PM in Mt. Zion Baptist Church by Rev. Keith Williams. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday night October 4, 2012 from 7:00 until 8:30 PM at the Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church Youth Fund, 1171 Hwy 158, Oxford, NC 27565.
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