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October 8, 1948 - December 25, 2017

Burial Date: December 28, 2017

Funeral services will be Thursday, December 28th at 2:00 pm in the Melton Mortuary Chapel.   Rev. Doc Adkins of the First Baptist Church will be officiating.   Drema will be laid to rest in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity.   Friends may visit at 1:00 pm at the mortuary on Thursday.

Drema Faye Carter

On Christmas Day, 2017, our most loved, Drema Carter passed away at the Raleigh General Hospital.   A longtime resident of the Fairdale community, she was 69 years of age.

Born on October 8th, 1948, at Powellton, West Virginia, she was the precious daughter of Virginia Brown Carroll of Smithers and the late Jesse Willard Carroll.  A brother, Sebert Darrell Carroll and a grandmother, Ethel Brown Dawson have preceded her in death as well.

Drema had a long career with Verizon, retiring as a drafting clerk.

In addition to her mother, those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband, Buster; she was the beloved mother of two daughters, Angela Sheets and Leighanna Johnson; proud grandmother of Tyler and Jacob Sheets and Takya and Ciara Johnson; dear sister of Phyllis Thomas, Jesse Carroll Jr., and Marsha Carroll Turner; five nieces and nephews and many friends.

Funeral services will be Thursday, December 28th at 2:00 pm in the Melton Mortuary Chapel.   Rev. Doc Adkins of the First Baptist Church will be officiating.   Drema will be laid to rest in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity.   Friends may visit at 1:00 pm at the mortuary on Thursday.

Pallbearers will be:   Tyler Sheets, Jacob Sheets, Eddie Wilson, Antonio Leopardi, Brandon Hansford , and Zack Wilson.