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Emily Carson (Murphy) Carter

February 15, 1934 ~ November 24, 2021 (age 87)


Emily Carson Carter, 87, of Orangeburg passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at White House United Methodist Church Cemetery, 3571 Five Chop Road in Orangeburg.  Pastor Mike Written will be officiating.

The family will receive friends following the graveside service in the fellowship hall.

Pallbearers will be Mrs. Carter’s grandsons.

Mrs. Carter was born on February 15, 1934 in Orangeburg, S.C.  She was the daughter of the late Willie M. Murphy and the late Goldie Murray Murphy Dantzler.  She was a member of the VFW and a life-long member of White House United Methodist Church in Orangeburg.  Mrs. Carter worked for many years for Dr. Harry Arant followed by the Regional Medical Center and several local nursing homes.  She was predeceased by her brothers, Jackie Murphy and Joe Frank Murphy.

Survivors include three daughters, Wanda Bailey (Billy) of Smoaks, Cindy Carson Wiles (Sammie) of Rowesville, Tina Carson Searson (Mac) of Orangeburg; son, Tommy Carson (Teresa) of Rowesville;  twelve grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; brother, Meryl Ott Murphy (Mary) of Orangeburg; two sisters-in-law, Grace Murphy Crider, Carol Murphy and a number of nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at 140 Stoneridge Drive, suite 640 Columbia S.C. 29210 or to White House United Methodist Church at 3571 Five Chop Road, Orangeburg, S.C. 29115.


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