Carol Wade Wainwright, 82, of Stantonsburg, died Friday, December 25, 2020.
Funeral, Tuesday, 1:00 PM, Stantonsburg Cemetery.
Carol was born and raised on a farm in Snow Hill. She was the youngest of seven children. She became a registered nurse after graduating from nursing school in Wilson. While in Wilson, Carol met Ralph and they were married in 1958. Carol began her nursing career at Wilson Memorial Hospital and later worked and retired from the Wilson County Health Department.
She was a member of First Baptist Church Stantonsburg where she served as the first female deacon. She enjoyed singing in the choir and being a member of the Roundtable Group. Carol will be remembered for her kind spirit and welcoming nature. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph T. Wainwright in February 2018; parents, Rand and Blanche Sugg Wade; sisters, Hilda Stadium, Maxine Barrow, Janet Cunningham and Florine Hardy; brother, Rand W. Wade.
She is survived by her daughters, Connie Blythe, Christy Whitley (John) and Joan Taylor (Jeffrey) all of Stantonsburg; grandchildren, Mark and Joel Whitley and Ellison and Will Taylor; brother, Alvin Wade of Cary.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church, Stantonsburg, PO Box 57, Stantonsburg, NC 27883.