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Carolyn Ann Faircloth Branton: Loris

1942 – 2021

     Carolyn Ann Faircloth Branton of Loris passed away on Sunday, Oct. 17, at her daughter’s home. She was 78.

     Born Dec. 25, 1942 in Loris, she was the daughter of the late William Purdy Faircloth and the late Jessie Mae Anderson Faircloth.

     Mrs. Branton worked as a farmer and loving homemaker, and attended Living Water Baptist Church. She was a remarkable mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who always put her family first and will be dearly missed by all who were blessed to have known her.

     Survivors include her daughter, Marie Spivey and husband Wesley of Loris; granddaughter Jessie Alana Lordo and husband James of Clayton; great-granddaughter Michaela Marie Lordo; and numerous beloved pets.

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Branton was predeceased by her husband, Lester Carlisle Branton.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at Hardwick Memorial Chapel, committal services following at Antioch Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Ken Reeves.

     Family planned to receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at Hardwick Funeral Home and again during the hour preceding the service at Hardwick Memorial Chapel.

     Memorials may be made to Antioch Cemetery Fund, c/o Mr. Rodney Causey, 4733 Walter Todd Road, Clarendon, NC 28432.

     A guest register is available here.