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In loving memory of
Amelia Farmer McCarter
  • February 05, 1934
  • -
  • July 18, 2019

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Born on February 5th, 1934, in Richmond, Virgina. She married Donald Ray McCarter, a member of the United States Air Force in February of 1952.  Amelia spent the first 20 years of her married life following Don around the world. Beginning in Greensboro, North Carolina and ending their Air Force career in Rantoul, Illinois.

After raising six happy, successful children and supporting a military husband (which is far more a career than anyone haven’t lived the life would know) as he served his country she worked as a surgical technician and later sharing her kind, loving, giving self with the elderly in a nursing center environment.

Amelia was always involved with her church no matter her location.

She leaves behind many friends from Crystal Beach, Texas to Murphy North Carolina, then on to Troutman, North Carolina and finally to Daytona Beach, Florida.

She also leaves six very sad, grieving children.

Donna Rae McCarter, daughter.

Sandra McCarter Sheppard, daughter, married to Kenneth Sheppard

Paul Douglas McCarter, son.

Franklin Lindsey McCarter, son. Married to Vicki McCarter

Daniel Wayne McCarter, son, married to Dawn McCarter

James Fredrick McCarter, son, married to Denys McCarter


Justin Daviss, Ian Daviss, Paige Sheppard Whiting (husband Andy Whiting), Mitchell McCarter, Madisyn McCarter, Connor McCarter, Jaden McCarter and Jaxon McCarter.

Great grandchildren:

Colin Whiting, Drew Whiting and Justin Daviss, Jr.



Cumby’s Funeral Home

1015 Eastchester

High Point, NC 27262

4-6 PM

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  1. Leslie lit a candle:
    03 Aug 2019
    Lit since August 3, 2019 at 8:06:58 AM

  2. Leslie says:
    03 Aug 2019
    I met Amelia several times with Rae. She was a very Vibrant person. I've heard so much about the McCarter family over the years through Rae, whom I've known 30 yrs. And The Love of this family for Their Mother is so stronge..always has been. I Love You Rae <3

  3. Kandi Ling Burke says:
    02 Aug 2019
    Many fond memories from my childhood of the McCarter’s. You were always a beautiful soul Amelia. God bless and keep your loving family

  4. Kandi Ling Burke lit a candle:
    02 Aug 2019
    Lit since August 2, 2019 at 8:38:11 AM

  5. Rae McCarter lit a candle:
    29 Jul 2019
    Lit since July 29, 2019 at 7:20:32 PM

  6. Judy Young says:
    28 Jul 2019
    My favorite Aunt. Always loved you and so enjoyed spending time with you, You always opened your home to us and made us feel so welcomed . You will be missed.

  7. Ron & Elizabeth Brittain lit a candle:
    28 Jul 2019
    Lit since July 28, 2019 at 7:42:13 PM

  8. pam goforth says:
    28 Jul 2019
    The world was a better place while you were here. Enjoy your heavenly reward,

  9. Dani Ferguson lit a candle:
    27 Jul 2019
    Lit since July 27, 2019 at 7:36:31 PM

  10. Sandy Sheppard lit a candle:
    27 Jul 2019
    Lit since July 27, 2019 at 7:21:01 PM

  11. Sandy Sheppard lit a candle:
    27 Jul 2019
    Lit since July 27, 2019 at 7:20:05 PM

  12. Sandy Sheppard lit a candle:
    26 Jul 2019
    Lit since July 26, 2019 at 7:31:40 PM

  13. Sandy Sheppard says:
    26 Jul 2019
    I love you, mom and miss you so much. I know you are good and we will be as well. Rest peacefully and know you will always be in my heart.
    Your loving daughter,

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