Augusta Winstead Outlaw


Mrs. Augusta Winstead Outlaw, age 100, born Dec. 5, 1920 in Roxboro, to the late Amelie Stewart Winstead and John Sim Winstead, departed this life Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 in her residence from a brief illness.
She was a native of Person County and a member of New Mt. Zion Baptist Church where she was a Deaconess, Missionary Circle member, Culinary Committee member, Bible Study and Prayer Meeting leader and involved in various other activities of the church. In 1942, she was united in Holy matrimony to her husband of 54 years, the late William Edgar Outlaw, and to that union, 10 children were born. Other descendants include nine sons and daughters-in-law, 44 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by three sons: Edgar Artis Outlaw, Jerry Thomas Outlaw and Tony Ricky Outlaw; one daughter, Eloise Outlaw Everette; one grandson, Leslie Trevor Outlaw; and one great-grandson, Jakari Paylor.
She is survived by three daughters: Evangeline A. Brown (William/deceased) of Bronx, N.Y., Brenda A. Scott (Willie) of Roxboro, NC and Wanda Outlaw-Jay (Ricky) of the home; three sons: Cornell Outlaw (Harriet) of Halifax, VA, Edwin Sim Outlaw (Josephine) and Christopher Wayne Outlaw (Mary Louise), both of Roxboro; three sisters: Jettlean Pettiford of Durham, Thelma Taylor of Kernersville and Savannah Lewis of Winston-Salem; two additional daughters-in-law: Mary Lee Outlaw and Thelma C. Outlaw, also of Roxboro; one son-in-law, Rev. Arthur L. Everette of Durham; one sister-in-law, Geneva Winstead of Peabody, Mass.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The funeral service was held Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. LaTonya McIver Penny, Pastor of New Mt. Zion Baptist Church, providing the eulogy. Burial followed in Peace Memorial Gardens on Old Durham Road in Roxboro. Visitation was also Saturday at the funeral home from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. when her body lay in repose in the chapel. Attendance at the service was limited to 50 individuals and guests were pre-determined by the family. Face masks and social distancing were required.
At other times, the family received friends at the home, 538 Outlaw Road, Roxboro, N.C. 27574.
Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors were in charge of the service of comfort for Mrs. Augusta Winstead Outlaw.
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