New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | August 12, 2020

Carol B. Jefferson


Carol B. Jefferson, 74, of Charles City, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019.

Carol retired from the Rite Aid drugstore in Providence Forge, Virginia, and made many friends before she retired. Carol had a talent and passion for sewing and loved playing dominoes with family. She had many customers who became like family to her.

Carol was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Lawanda.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, John; her children, Julie Spires (Preston), Justin Jefferson, Chris Jefferson (Melva), and Susann Brown (Charles); six grandchildren, Brent Jefferson (LaDonna), Samantha Spires, Adam Jefferson, Charles “Tre’” Brown III, Sara Jefferson, and Nyla Brown; three great-grandchildren, Lyric Johnson, London Jefferson, and Adrian Jefferson; four sisters, Nellie Holmes, Sydelle Stewart, Juanita Canaday (Leslie), and Rosalyn Stewart; four brothers, Ronald Stewart (Jean), Melvin Stewart (Pearl), Kevin Stewart, and Clinton Stewart (Rose Mary).

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2 p.m. at Samaria Baptist Church, Providence Forge, Virginia. The family received friends on Monday, Sept. 30, 5-8 p.m. at Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140.

Memorial donations may be made to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe. Tributes may be posted at