Frances Byrum Rivenbark

Frances Byrum Rivenbark, age 80, passed away peacefully July 27, 2020.

She was born on November 14, 1939 to the late Clarence and Virgie Lane Byrum. Also remembered, is her beloved brother Jimmy Byrum, and baby sister Barbara Jeane.

She is survived by her daughters, Darlene Cartwright Bennett (Todd), of Elgin, SC, and Crystal Cartwright of Princeton, TX and was predeceased by their father, the late Jesse John Cartwright; April Rivenbark Wheeler (Walter) of Williamston, NC; April’s father, Wayne Rivenbark of Burgaw, NC; grandchildren, Zach Lilly (BJ) of Talbott, TN, and Courtney Lilly (Jake) of Princeton, TX, Haley Olivia Wheeler and Thomas Harrington Wheeler, of Williamston, NC; and great granddaughter, Adelynne Rey Lilly, of Princeton, TX.

The family would like to thank Donnie and Rose Lane, Connie Snyder, Wayne Byrum, and Aunt Mildred Gregory for their love and kindness over the past years.

The family would also like to thank Heritage Care of Elizabeth City.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 3, 2020 at West Lawn Cemetery, Elizabeth City, NC. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Rivenbark family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at