December 17, 1931 - January 18, 2022
In Loving Memory Of: Carrie Queen Saffold was born on December 17, 1931 in Abbeville, Georgia to the late James and Ella McBurrows. Carrie was the seventh sibling out of thirteen children born to this union. Carrie accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Traverse Home Church in Wilcox County, Georgia. After relocating to Detroit, Michigan, Carried joined Anderson Memorial Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Bishop C.L. Anderson where she remained a faithful, dedicated servant until her passing. Carrie received her education through the Detroit Public Schools. Carrie graduated from Cooley High School in 1950. Carrie worked various jobs before becoming a court clerk for Common Pleas Court for 25 years. Carrie later worked for the 36th District Court for 15 years before retiring. Carrie was joined in holy matrimony with Ernest Frankie Saffold in 1964. Their union lasted for 54 years until Frank departed this life in 2018. To this union, two sons were born, Michael and Brian. Carrie had many hobbies. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, fishing, traveling, and bowling. Carrie was even featured on the television show Bowling for Dollars. Carrie loved planning and attending family reunions. Carrie was devoted to her church and served in various capacities which included being a member of the choir, Sunday School Secretary, President of the Mother’s Board and many other important roles in the church. Carrie departed this life on January 18, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents: James and Ella McBurrows; four sisters, Odessa Dantley, Lola Bea Hunt, Delores Pride, Mae Helen Smith; four brothers, James Alvin, Calvin Verneice, George, Theodius. Carrie leaves to cherish her memories: two sons, Michael (Yvonne) and Brian (Timia); six grandchildren, Amber, Michael, Jr., Troy, Jaela, Jevon, Christopher; six great-grandchildren, Maria, Brae’lyn, Kamariahya, Christian, Kayleigh, Messiah; one sister, Mercedes Brown; four brothers, Arthur (Gethra), Richard (Madeline), Carlton (Elizabeth), Gilbert; as well as a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
In Loving Memory Of: Carrie Queen Saffold was born on December 17, 1931 in Abbeville, Georgia to the late James and Ella McBurrows. Carrie was the seventh sibling out of thirteen children born to this union. Carrie accepted Christ at an early... View Obituary & Service Information
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