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Carolyn R. Herrin

July 7, 1939 - June 8, 2021

Carolyn Reber Herrin also known as Jeannie girl, went home to be with the Lord at the age of 81, on June 8th 2021, in her Virginia Beach home. She was surrounded by her loving family and close friends.

Jeannie girl was born on July 7, 1939 to the late John H. and Catherine Payne Reber in Wanchese NC. She was the eldest of 9 children. She was a loving, caring and giving sister. Her uncle Louie taught her one of her three passions, which was to ride Harley Davidson motorcycles.  She held her motorcycle license and driving permit her entire life, and loved showing it off. Her second passion was crocheting. She loved crocheting something for everyone she met and did this from the kindness of her heart. Her third passion was dancing and boy could she dance like no other. 

Carolyn is survived by her Uncle Louie Payne and his wife Jean, 3 brothers Sonny, Crawford and Louie Reber; 3 sisters Pearline Getz, Gwendolyn Quidley and Catherine Mcphee and husband Randy. 3 children Rocky English his wife Sharon, Chris English his wife Zoenove and Catherine Edwards and her husband Ferhat. 6 grandchildren Tammy, Tina, Rocky, Johnny, Brittany and Carlie, 8 great grandchildren; Garrison, Kelsi, Maci, Mykena, Andrew, Ayden, Addison and Adrian.

In addition to her parents the late John H. and Catherine Reber, Jeannie girl was also preceded in death by her late husband Oscar L Herrin. Sister Ann Hudson, brother Bradford Reber and his wife Cheryl. Brother-in-Laws, Randy Getz and Charles Quidley. Her son Kenneth R English and 2 grandsons Wayne Edwards Jr and Kenneth English Jr.  

Viewing will be Monday June 21, 2021 from 12 noon to 8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home located on Rouse Dr Virginia Beach. A graveside service will be at Cudworth Cemetery in Wanchese NC at 12 noon on June 22, 2021.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations, of any amount to either the go fund set up in her honor or the fundraiser set up on the Altmeyer website, to help cover funeral expenses.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, June 21, 2021

Time: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Cudworth Cemetery

Cudworth Cemetery Road

Wanchese, NC, 27981

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