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Florence Lovenia Payne Carter

Obituary Date: Monday, December 23, 2019

Mrs. Florence Lovenia Payne Carter, age 91 of Yonah Dam Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 at The Oaks Scenic View Nursing Home, Baldwin.

A daughter of the late Henry and Annie Mae Cleveland Payne, she was born April 24, 1928 in Oconee County, South Carolina having lived most of her life in Stephens County. She was employed with Georgia Baptist Assembly for a number of years and was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, L.P. Carter in 2011 and by a son, Lamar Carter.

Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-law, Tony and Judy Carter of Toccoa and Harold Carter of Long Beach, California; eight grandchildren, Craig Carter, Angel Carter, Tamara Hibbard, Alissa Gilman, Rachel Thompson, Caleb Carter, David Carter and Darien Carter; twenty one great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Belinda Carter of Dallas, Georgia; sister, Mary Miller of Toccoa.

Funeral services will be Saturday, December 28, 2019, 2 O’clock p.m. in the Hillcrest Chapel of the Acree-Davis Funeral Home with The Reverend Johnny Thomas and The Reverend Andy Childs officiating. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Caleb Carter, David Carter, Donnie Carter, Wayne Carter, Joshua Thompson and Kris Hibbard.

The family will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Carter, 368 Yonah Dam Road and will receive friends at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home on Friday, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to Mission Dignity, P.O. Box 810109, Dallas, Texas 95381 in memory of Mrs. Florence Carter.

Interment will follow in the Stephens Memorial Gardens with the Acree-Davis Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Florence Payne Carter.

Funeral Date
12/28/2019 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Acree-Davis Funeral Home
90 S. Pond St., P.O. Box 130, Toccoa 30577