Maurice R. Carter

Maurice R. Carter

Maurice R. Carter, age 72, died Monday, February 25, 2013 at Middle TN Medical Center following an extended illness.

He was a native of Cannon County, living in Woodbury all of his life, but moved to Murfreesboro to be with his son his last few months.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, February 28th at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home, with Bro. Curt Wagoner & Bro. Joe Sissom officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 to 9 p.m.

Mr. Carter is survived by his son & daughter-in-law, Russell & Anita Carter of Murfreesboro; 3 sisters, Jean Miller, Betty King & Wanda Farless, all of Woodbury; brother, Wayne Carter of Westland, MI. Also surviving are 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren & several nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eldridge & Pearl Holt Carter; 2 brothers, Alton & Stanton Carter, & a sister, Evelyn Jones.

Mr. Carter was a member of the Dillion St. Baptist Church and was a retired business owner.

The family would like to specially thank the doctors & staff of Middle Tenn. Medical Center, Careall Home Health & Carris Health Services.

Condolences may be made at

Woodbury Funeral Home, (615) 563-2311.

Published in The Daily News Journal on Feb. 27, 2013