The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

January 18, 2013



TARBORO — Elizabeth Shaw Rountree, 99, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 pm, Saturday, Jan. 19, at Carlisle Funeral Home with Dr. Ed Conner and Chaplain Chet Raines officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

Elizabeth is preceded in death by her husband of 75 years, Hurdley Edward Rountree.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory a loving family, including three daughters: Phyllis Parisher, and husband, Joe, of Tarboro, Kay Rice, and husband, R.L., of Newport and Patsy Rosenkoetter, and husband, Mike, of Tarboro; three sons: Donald E. Rountree, and wife, Shelby, of Tarboro, Tim Rountree, and wife, Marilyn, of Apex and Gene Rountree, and wife, Catherine, of Red Oak; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren .

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cobb Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1101 Sunset Ave., Tarboro, N. C. 27886.

The family will receive friends and relatives from noon until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at Carlisle Funeral Home, and other times at the home, 202 Hall St., Tarboro.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., Tarboro.

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