Carrie Braham DeWitt, 87, of Bayard, passed away at the home of her daughter, Pam, in Elkins, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012.
She was born Aug. 19, 1925, at Snyder Crossing near Kingwood. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Ermyntrude Salisbury of Kingwood.
She was known in Bayard as "grandma" to all who knew and loved her. Carrie was a member of the United Methodist Church of Bayard, Bayard Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and volunteered a lot of her time and traveling with the Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her three daughters, Christine "Christy" and companion, Robert Broadwater, of Bayard, Pam Gifford and husband, Jim, of Elkins and Nanette VanDevender and husband, Bob, of Elkins; two sons, David and wife, Debbie, of Bayard and Robert "Bobby" and wife, Kay, of Kingwood; 12 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; five sisters, Delores Miller of Lexington, Ky., Elaine Scott of Tucson, Ariz., Donna Albright of Albright, Shirley Hartsell and Carolyn Moore of Kingwood; and one brother, Robert Dyane Braham of Newton, N.C.
She also was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert DeWitt; two sisters, Ruth Wiles and Peggy Runner; and five brothers, James, William, Ralph, Glenn and Freddie.
Family and friends called at Bayard United Methodist Church in Bayard Dec. 11. Family and friends also may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Browning Funeral Home in Kingwood where funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Anthony Judy officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
At the family's request, donations can be made Hospice Care Corp., P.O. Box 760, Arthurdale, WV 26520-0760. Personal condolences may be offered to the family online at www.brownfuneralhome.net.t.