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
P.M.

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
School.

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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