Shirley Carter

Shirley Robertson Carter

Sunday, December 8th, 1935 - Monday, March 9th, 2020
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Mrs. Shirley Robertson Carter, age 84, of Chase City died Monday, March 9, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl Linwood Carter and is survived by her children, Linwood Carter, Jr., Pamela Carter (Robert) both of Chase City and Valerie Carter G. (Safford) of Buckingham, VA; a brother, Thomas Gerald Robertson of Chesterfield; sisters, Wilda Stabler of Midlothian and Nell Rutledge of South Hill. Also surviving are 4 grandchildren, Shawna W. Bryant (Scott), Campbell Carter (Emily), Abigail Carter Pinero (Micah), and Jenna Gray; three great-grandchildren, Madelyn Ann Carter, Greenley Bryant and Breanna Bryant, and several-in-laws, Mattie Robertson of South Hill and Linda Robertson of Chesterfield Peggy Knowling of Southerland, VA and Norman Carter of Melbourne, FL. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her siblings, Eddie Royal Robertson, James Robertson, and Delma Kolekofski.

Shirley was retired from the Mecklenburg County School system where she worked in food service for many years and a member of Mt. Horeb Baptist Church. She was an avid gardener loving her flowers, (especially iris'), a seamstress and quilter, and she loved feeding the birds that found their home with her.

A celebration of her life will be held at 11am, Saturday, March 14th at Farrar Funeral Chapel in South Hill with interment to follow in Mt. Horeb Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. The family request memorial considerations be made in her memory to Mt. Horeb Baptist Church, 10077 Old Cox Rd., Chase City, VA 23924 or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be shared at Farrar Funeral Home of South Hill is serving the Carter family.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Farrar Funeral Home Chapel
    1260 N.Mecklenburg Ave
    SOUTH HILL, VA 23970
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  • Service

    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 11:00am
    Farrar Funeral Home Chapel
    1260 N.Mecklenburg Ave
    SOUTH HILL, VA 23970
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Grover Cleveland
  • Interment

    Mt. Horeb Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Reception

    Mt. Horeb Baptist Church


Donations are being accepted for: Mt. Horeb Baptist Church.


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Private Condolence

Everlin Robertson

Posted at 09:10am
To The Carter Family and Friends:
...Little wildflowers in pretty array continue to bloom along the roadside- they remind me of you and your little bouquet. Sending sincerest condolences to you during this time of grief. May you find some comfort in knowing that others share your loss. In the days ahead, remember the love she had for you. Say your goodbyes because God loved her best.
Everlin Couch Robertson

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