Welcome to the memorial page for

Mary Wilson Carter

May 22, 1939 ~ September 6, 2017 (age 78)

Mary Wilson Carter, 78, of Wake Forest, passed away September 6, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was born in Wake County to the late Berlin Taylor “B.T.” Wilson & Clara Pearce Wilson. Mrs. Carter was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was an avid Belk shopper, having spent a lot of time there she was part of their family. She will be greatly missed not only by her family but everyone she called a friend.

Funeral services were held at 1 o’clock, Saturday afternoon, September 9, 2017, at Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Wake Forest Cemetery.

Mrs. Carter is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Phil Carter; children, Brian W. Carter & wife Debbie of Louisburg and Phyllis C. Martin & husband Mikkey  of Zebulon; grandchildren, Alyssa Martin, Michelle Martin, Bryan Martin & wife Fallon, Christy Martin(Antonio) and Jennifer Griffin & husband Robert,; ten great-grandchildren; sisters, Grace Paterson of Henderson and Vicki Carroll & husband Dwight of Raleigh; brother-in-law, Douglas Carter of Youngsville; sister-in-law, Donna Richards of Youngsville; several nieces, nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Jimmy Wilson and John Davidson “Buddy” Wilson; her sisters, Marie Wright, Florence Hobbs and Louise Macon.

The family would like to express a special thanks to Judy Horton, Susan Lacey, Mike Bohlman, Deborah Kearney, Diane Montiply, Michael & Nesha Levatino and Wilber, Kitty & Nino Yupanqui for the love and care they have shown. They would also like to thank all that visited and expressed their love and support for her.

Memorial contributions can be made to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Friends visited with the family from 6:00-8:00 PM, Friday evening, September 8, 2017, at Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home, 1051 Durham Road, Wake Forest, NC. (919)556-7400


Charitable donations may be made to:

Transitions LifeCare
250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh NC 27607

 Service Information

September 8, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home
1051 Durham Road
Wake Forest, North Carolina 27587

Funeral Service
September 9, 2017

1:00 PM
Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home
1051 Durham Road
Wake Forest, North Carolina 27587

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