Myrtle Carlton Obituary

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Myrtle Ruth Carlton

November 25, 1943 - October 27, 2011
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Pastor Myrtle Ruth "Pig" Carlton, 67, of Lenoir, NC, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, surrounded by her loving family, Thursday, October 27, 2011 at her residence. Pastor Carlton was born in Caldwell County to the late Wilbert and Carrie Witherspoon Caldwell on November 25, 1943. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Donald Caldwell, and her daughter, VaRhonda Joyce Carlton. She was the Pastor of Vision, Hope, and Peace United Church of Worship; and overseer/ co-founder of Spirit and Truth United Church of Worship of Albemarle, NC. Those left to cherish Pastor Carlton's memory are seven sons,...
Pastor Myrtle Ruth "Pig" Carlton, 67, of Lenoir, NC, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, surrounded by her loving family, Thursday, October 27, 2011 at her residence.

Pastor Carlton was born in Caldwell County to the late Wilbert and Carrie Witherspoon Caldwell on November 25, 1943. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Donald Caldwell, and her daughter, VaRhonda Joyce Carlton.

She was the Pastor of Vision, Hope, and Peace United Church of Worship; and overseer/ co-founder of Spirit and Truth United Church of Worship of Albemarle, NC.

Those left to cherish Pastor Carlton's memory are seven sons, Pervis Carlton, Carey Caldwell, Rodney Carlton, Dean Carlton, Brandon Carlton, Jerome Carlton, Joshua Carlton, and Jordale Carlton, all of Lenoir, NC; five daughters, Crystal (Byron) Davis of Charlotte, NC, Dwenda (Harold) Horton, Tonie Carlton, Feliceity Carlton, and Kaitlyn Carlton, and Pastor Darryl and Rhodda Medley, all of Lenoir, NC; four brothers, Frank Caldwell, Sr. of Pensacola, FL, Wilbert "Buddy" Caldwell, Charles Woodard, and Horace "Trosie" Harshaw of Lenoir; three sisters, Della Mae Gibbs of Morganton, Fannie "Tina" Parsons and Julia Harris of Lenoir; special friends Ronda Carlton and Thomas Carlton; seventeen grandchildren, five great grandchildren and a host of other relatives.

Receiving of family and friends will be held at Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home on Saturday, October 29th from 5:00-7:00 pm. Homegoing Services will be held on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 3:00 pm at The Life Center with the Reverend Terry Hunt officiating and Bishop Sherwood T. Davis rendering the eulogy. Pastor Carlton will lie in state from 2:00-3:00 pm at The Life Center. Interment will follow the service at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, NC 28645.

Online condolences may be placed at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com

Pendry's Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Pastor Myrtle Ruth Carlton.

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