Rec. Cecil Earl Carter

Published 2:43 pm Monday, December 4, 2017

The Rev. Cecil Earl Carter, 89, of Mocksville, died on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017.

He was born in Yadkin County on Feb. 8, 1928 to William and Ethel Dull Carter. He was a retired minister of more than 30 years.

He was also preceded in death by: a sister, Oneita Cranford; and 4 brothers, Elwood Carter, Thurmond Carter, Lowell Carter, and Ershal Carter.

Surviving: his wife, Mary Beauchamp Carter; his children, Louise Carter, Wayne Carter and Barbara Atkins; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

His funeral service was to be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Eatons Baptist Church with the Rev. David Gilbreath officiating. The body was to lie instate from noon-1  p.m. at the church. Burial was to follow in the church cemetery. The family was to receive friends and family Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 6-8 pm at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville.

Memorials: SECU Hospice Care Center, 320 W. Maple St., Yadkinville, 27055.