Funeral services for Marie Carter Pharris, 87, of Gallatin,
TN, and formerly of Granville, TN, will be held at 1 P.M. on
Thursday, May 15, 2008, at Granville First United Methodist
Church in Granville, TN. Burial will follow in the Granville
Cemetery in Granville, TN.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 – 8:30 P.
M. at the funeral home. Thursday the body will lie in state at
the Granville First United Methodist Church from 12 Noon – 1
Mrs. Pharris passed away on Monday, 5/12/2008, at Golden
Living Center – Brandywood in Gallatin, TN
She was born September 27, 1920, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Lee Roy and Fannie Roberts Carter. She was a
retired teacher and guidance counselor at Jackson County High
She graduated with a Bachelors Degree from Tennessee
Polytechnic Institute, a Masters Degree from Tennessee
Technological University, and was a member of the Granville
First United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1
Daughter and Son-in-Law: Sandra Jo and Warren Gilley; 4
Brothers: Ray Farmer Carter, Malcolm Edgar Carter, Mack
Austin Carter, and J.N. Carter; and 2 Sisters: Emma Dorcas
Carter and Vyda Belle Anderson.
Survivors include 1 Daughter and Son-in-Law: Jane Ellen
Pharris Wooten and husband, Bill E. Wooten, Jr. of Gallatin,
TN; 4 Grandchildren: Terri (Gilbert) Gilchrest, Warren Lee
Gilley, Catharine Brooke Wooten, and Susan Wooten (Steven)
Ford; 4 Great-Grandchildren: Christopher Gilley, Matthew
Ryan Ford, Riley Kathryn Ford, and Rachel Ford; and 1
Brother: Alton Greston Carter of Granville, TN.
Pastor Ernest Blair will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to the Granville First United
Methodist Church or Sumner Hospice by contacting Anderson –
Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
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