Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for James Henry Carter


01/03/1942 - 11/06/2017


James Henry Carter, age 75, of Murphy, NC passed away Monday, November 6, 2017 in Macon County, NC. He was a native of Cherokee County, NC and the son of the late Emsey Rufus and Nettie Dockery Carter. James attended church every Sunday.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, James Howard Carter and Lee Ross Carter; and one sister, Staci Mae Carter.

He is survived by two sisters, Frankie Ruth Hughes of Blairsville, GA and Ruby Hedden Collier of Marble, NC; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy, NC. Rev. Ralph Barnard will officiate. Burial will be in the Hiwassee Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the Townson Rose Funeral Home.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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