Terry Matthew Carswell, 79, joined his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Funeral services and a celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday at Parkway Assembly of God with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Jeff Morris and the Rev. Quinn Hammock will officiate. The family will meet friends from 6 – 8 p.m., Friday at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono. While flowers are accepted, memorial contributions may be made to Macon First Assembly of God, 1534 Tucker Road, Macon, GA 31210.
Mr. Carswell, son of the late Walter Emory Carswell and Lessie Hicks Carswell, was a lifelong resident of Lizella. He was a graduate of Lanier High School, Class of '52 and served with the U. S. Army Corps Reserve National Guard. Mr. Carswell, known as the "Little Debbie Man," was retired from Little Debbie (McKee Foods) after thirty-six years. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Joyce Cabe, by two brothers, Jimmy Carswell and Walter Emory Carswell, Jr. and by his sister, Kathryn Wagstaff. Mr. Carswell was a member of Macon First Assembly of God and was an avid golfer. He was devoted to his family and was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by those he loved most, his wife of sixty years, Beryl Brantley Carswell; two sons, Ronnie Joe Tucker and Michael Lee Tucker; twelve grandchildren; a number of great grandchildren; his niece and nephews, Helen Thompson, David Carswell, Doug Carswell and Don Carswell.
Mr. Carswell's family wishes to express their most sincere gratitude to all the doctors and nurses, including one devoted personal nurse, Tiffany Sheffield, RN for their gentle and loving care shown to him during this time. You will always be remembered.
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Snow's Memorial Chapel Funeral and Cremation Services, Pio Nono Avenue has charge of arrangements.