Carolyn Wilburn, 74, of Mason Court, Pearisburg, departed this life for her heavenly home Tuesday morning, May 31, 2011 in the peace and love of her own home and family. Born in Kannapolis, NC on January 11, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Clyde Britton and Elsie Coburn Green. She had been employed as a Nurses Aid at Montgomery Regional Hospital in Blacksburg and attended Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ted Easley Wilburn, the father of her children and dear friend, John Rayburn Eaton and her sister Betty J. Hartsell.
She leaves to cherish her memory her sons and daughters-in-law Gene and Ginny Eaton of Stafford, Jimmy Lee and Tammy Eaton of Roanoke; her daughters and sons-in-law Cherron Eaton of Pearisburg, Tammy Jo and Kevin Baker of Troutville, Nikki and Don Dickens of Richmond; her grandchildren John, Alex, Ryan, Billy, Matthew, and Jessica Eaton, Christine and Erica Baker; her great-grandchildren Abraham Dickens, Malakai Mooney, and Alexis Murphy; her three special nieces of Concord, NC Brenda Bundy, Maxine Jacobs, and Nancy Sossamon and their families.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 10 am in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Shahn Wilburn officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers contributions be made to the Building Fund at Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6 to 8 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.