Mr. Roger Trelliven Carrington of South Boston died Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at the age of 72.
Mr. Carrington was born in Halifax County on June 9, 1949 to the Late Woodrow Wilson Carrington Sr. and Eva Sally H. Womack and was married to Vernesta Guthrie Carrington. He was a member of New Hope C.M.E. Church and was a former employee of Burlington Industries and Westinghouse/ABB for many years. Mr. Carrington was a United States Army Veteran.
Mr. Carrington is survived by his bonus father, Raleigh Womack; his wife, Vernesta Carrington; previous wife, Gladys L. Frierson; two daughters, Norlishia Chloe Woodson (Rodney) and TaWanda W. Edmonds; 15 grandchildren; one great grandchild; three sons, Damon Guthrie (Doreen), Darrell Guthrie (Patricia) and Derrick Guthrie; four brothers, Michael Ross (Michele), Raleigh L. (Angela), Corkie L. (Glenda) and Dean M. (Diana); one sister, Starling Womack-Brown; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends, including the devoted John Garner, George Rodgers and Carl Vickers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Frances L.; and one brother, Woodrow W.
Funeral services for Mr. Roger Trelliven Carrington will be Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, at 1 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel, Halifax, with the Rev. Ronnie Haynes officiating.
Burial will follow in New Hope C.M.E. Church Cemetery, Halifax.
Public viewing for family and friends will be Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, from noon until 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.
Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.