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Margaret Perry Carter

November 30, 1929 - June 26, 2021

Margaret Perry Carter, 91, wife of George Carter, died on June 26, 2021, at her home. Margaret was born in Durham County on November 30, 1929, to the late Eustace Rivers and Essie (Liles) Perry.

Margaret was a high school math teacher and had positively impacted many young lives in the Wake, Brunswick, Carteret, and Washington Counties. She also served as a Statistical Analyst with the NC Board of Higher Education. In addition, she was an accomplished seamstress, avid reader, and enjoyed cross country traveling. She spent many years of her life enjoying the beach, where she always found peace and happiness.

She was a faithful member of Temple Baptist Church and was a member of the Joy Sunday School Class at Temple Baptist Church, former Garner Woman’s Club, and many book clubs.
Besides her husband, she is survived by five daughters: Elaine Annis, Cherry Ballard (Bill), June Hickman (Don), Melody Shaver (Roger), and Dawn McCraney (Steve); one son: Mark Allen; six grandchildren: Amy Ford (Tris), Kevin Annis (Liz), Todd Shaver, Erin Shaver, Brett McCraney (Yasmin) and Scott McCraney; three great-grandchildren: Abby Ford, Nolan Ford, and Gavin Annis.

The memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 1, 2021, 2:00 PM, at Temple Baptist Church, 1801 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28403, with a time for visitation at 1:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Temple Baptist Church in Wilmington, NC or to a charity of your choice.

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