Charlotte McConnell Carver

CORNELIA, GEORGIA - Charlotte McConnell Carver, 96, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.

Mrs. Carver was born on May 22, 1922 in Franklin to the late Loren and Bessie Ledford McConnell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Norris M. Carver; son, Sherman Belford; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Bonnie Callahan, Eloise Land; and brothers, R.L. and J.B. McConnell. 

Mrs. Carver was a member of Prentiss Baptist Church in Franklin. She was a homemaker and was formerly employed with Carwood Manufacturing, Scovill Manufacturing and other apparel manufacturing companies.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara Carver Newton and Bill, of Charleston, South Carolina; son, Ray Belford, of Clarkesville, Georgia; four grandchildren and their spouses, Rhonda Hostetter and Steve, Kevin Belford and Deanne, Dana LaPrade, and Clint Chaston Belford and Kayla; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel in Baldwin, Georgia with the Rev. Jim Carver officiating. Interment followed at Prentiss Baptist Church Cemetery in Franklin.

The family received friends Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 at the funeral home.

Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home & Crematory, South Chapel, 1370 Industrial Boulevard, Baldwin, Georgia.

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