Carrie Bea Leggett Boyd

Published 12:05 am Friday, June 14, 2019

Mrs. Carrie Bea Leggett Boyd, age 91, a resident of the Everret’s Crossroads community in Pinetown, died Thursday, June 13, 2019, at her home.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Everetts Church of Christ and will be officiated by Dennis Davis. Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Brandon Woolard, Brent Woolard, Carrie Amici-Good, Lauren Clark, Chad Alligood, Cody Clark, Holly Alligood, SaraBeth Woolard and Grayson Woolard will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington and other times at the home.

Mrs. Boyd was born in Beaufort County on April 12, 1928, daughter of the late Joseph John Leggett and Carrie Lenora Latham Leggett. She was a 1945 graduate of Bath High School. On Dec. 31, 1947, she married Jesse Lee Boyd, who preceded her in death on May 11, 1992. She was a teacher’s assistant at Bath Elementary School and retired in 1992. Mrs. Boyd was a charter member of Everetts Church of Christ and was a member of Lifestyles in Washington. She loved sewing for people in the area.

Mrs. Boyd is survived by her four children, Barbara Amici and husband Elio “Junior,” of Washington, Linda Mann, of Washington, Jessica Clark and husband Oscar, of Yorktown, Virginia, and Robin Alligood, of Bath; her seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and her special pet cat, Scratch.

She is preceded in death by her five brothers, Russell Leggett, Jay Leggett, Bruce Leggett, Joseph “Bill” Leggett and Noah “Ted” Leggett; and her four sisters, Allene Tenequer, Rosa Belle Guthrie, Martha Waters, Myrtle Peele; and a son-in-law Harry Lee Mann.

The family would like to thank AseraCare for all the care they provided, which allowed the family to keep Mrs. Boyd at home.

The family would also like to extend a heartfelt thank you to her caregivers, Beverly Crites, Sylvia Jones, Fredda Foster, as well as the Everetts Church of Christ and community for their love, care and support for Miss Carrie Bea and the family.

Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to the Everetts Church of Christ, 22 S. White Post Road, Pinetown, NC 27865.

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Paul Funeral Home and Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Boyd family.