Funeral  services  for  Mr.  Ralph  Carver, 72,  of  the  Trace
Creek community of Jackson County, Tennessee, will be held at
2  P.M.  on  Sunday,  June  1, 2014,  at  the  Richmond  Chapel
Church of Christ in Jackson County, TN. Burial  will  follow in the
John  L.  Clark  Memorial  Cemetery  in the  Stone community of
Jackson County, TN.

   The   family   will   receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  on
Saturday  from  1 P.M. – 9 P.M., and  on  Sunday  at the church
from 12 Noon until time of services.

   He passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014,  at  Alive  Hospice
at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN.
      
   He  was  born  June  1, 1941, in Jackson County, TN,  to  the
late  Goldman  Carver  and  Eva  Forkum  Carver.  On  April 20,
1963, he was married to Vanita Carver, who survives.  He was a
farmer and livestock trader.  He was a member of the Richmond
Chapel  Church  of  Christ  and the Cattleman's Association. He
was the former Assessor of Property in Jackson County, TN.

   In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded in death by 1
Brother: Roy Carver; and 1 Sister: Marilyn Mayfield.

   Survivors include his Wife: Vanita Carver of the Trace Creek
community of  Jackson  County, TN;  1  Daughter:  Penny  (Jay)
Cassetty of Gainesboro, TN;  4 Grandchildren: Daniel (Chelsie)
Dawes,  Taylor Brooke Dawes,  Raechel  Cassetty,   and   Leah
Cassetty; 1 Sister: Charlene (Lem) McClain of Cookeville, TN; 1
Sister-in-Law: Denise Carver of Gainesboro, TN; 2 Nieces: Torri
Carver and Tammy Cobb; 2  Nephews: Sammy (Shanda) Brown
and  Rux McClain;  1  Great  Nephew:  Ben Hargis; and 1  Great
Niece: Beth Hargis.

   Bro. Dennis Smith will officiate at the services.

   In  lieu  of  flowers, memorial  donations  may be made to the
Jackson - Smith  County  Youth  Camp  or   St.  Jude  Children's
Hospital by contacting the funeral home.
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