Obituary: Alma Carriker

Alma Smith Carriker, 99, of Ellerbe, N.C., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 at Hospice Haven in Rockingham.

Mrs. Carriker was born Sept. 12, 1915 in Moore County, a daughter of the late B.M. and Dorothea Hight Smith.

Alma Carriker

Alma Carriker

She was a graduate of Candor High School, a long standing member of First Baptist Church in Ellerbe and for many years was cafeteria manager for Ellerbe School.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Henry Carriker; five brothers and two sisters.

Surviving are her sons, Donald Carriker and wife Charlotte, Ralph Carriker and wife Phyllis, all of Ellerbe; grandchildren, Terri Carriker Straton and husband David, Donald Ray Carriker and wife Karen, Jim Carriker and wife Lisa and Jan Carriker; seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A service to celebrate her life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Ellerbe with Rev. Dr. Jim Brown officiating.

A time of fellowship will be held immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church,  P.O.Box 8, Ellerbe, NC 28338.

Condolences may be made online at www.carterfuneral.net.

Paid obituary

The Pee Dee Post
Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Filed in: Obits

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