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Carolyn Elizabeth Liggon / February 05, 2019

Carolyn E. Liggon, 84, formerly of Danville, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 in Snellville, Ga.

Mrs. Liggon was born in Danville, on Dec. 10, 1934 to the late Margaret and Eddie White. At an early age, she relocated to New York, graduating from Andrew S. Draper School in 1951. She was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church, St. Paul Baptist Church, and Morning Star Full Gospel Assembly where she served as a Deaconess. Mrs. Liggon worked at the New York Telephone Company for several years, and later retired from Blue Cross / Blue Shield of New York after seventeen years of service.

She leaves to cherish her memories her husband, Gus Liggon Jr.; daughter, Charlene Marilla (Minnard); son, Reggie “Kenny” Vines; stepsons, Jimmy Liggon (India) and Stephen Liggon (Carolyn); stepdaughter, Amy Dailey (Wade); eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; sister, Theresa Angevin (Ange), and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A funeral will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. at Silone Baptist Church, Chase City, with Rev. Dr. Garland B. Liggon Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Thyne Memorial Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Chase City.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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