In Loving Memory of

Carrie Lucille Stafford Trout

Carrie Lucille Stafford Trout, 98, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Heritage Hall Rich Creek nursing home. Mrs. Trout was born on March 6, 1921 in Princeton, WV and was a daughter of the late Robert Luther Stafford and Blanche Kelley Stafford. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bernie Elmer Trout, brother Orvil Stafford, two sisters, Hazel Irene Crosier Tickle and Kathleen S. Gautier. Mrs. Trout moved to Bluff City as a teenager and then to Pearisburg after she got married, where she raised her sons. She was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Pearisburg, singing in the choir for many years. She was also active in the Giles County Senior Citizens Center in Pearisburg. She is survived by two sons, Ronnie Lee Trout of Pearisburg, Gary Wayne Trout (Edith G.) of Roanoke and one granddaughter, Michaela Rebecca Trout of Roanoke and numerous nieces, nephew and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 2:00pm at the Givens Funeral Chapel in Pearisburg with the Rev. Dr. Brian Burch officiating with burial following in the Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening at Givens Funeral Home from 6 – 8pm. Online condolences can be sent to the family at

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