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Thomas Charles Carter

December 21, 1953 — February 5, 2021

Mr. Thomas “Tommy” Charles Carter,67, of Hortense passed away late Friday evening at The Southeast Georgia Health Systems, Brunswick Campus after an extended illness.

Born in Folkston, GA. He was the son of Clarence Eugene Carter and Winnie Lee Clark Carter. He was also preceded by 2-brothers, Glenn Carter and Timothy Carter, a sister, Melinda Briggs and a nephew, Glenn Russell Carter.

Mr. Tommy was of The Baptist Faith and had served in The United States Army. He enjoyed hunting, fishing but most of all spending time with his grand kids.

Survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Gwen Lovell Carter, of Hortense, 1 son, Steve Nipper, of Waynesville, 4 daughters and sons-in-law, Joy and Jason Passanita, of Hortense, Kristi and Timothy Harper, Denise Carter Stephens and Aubrey, Lindsey Carter and Jason Ammons, all of Hortense, 17 grandchildren, Alexis Carter, Matthew Carter, Jayme Maxwell, Marco Passanita, Logan Harper, Tucker Harper, Tyler Harper, Scott Harper, Katlyn Harper, Madisun Nipper, Carter Nipper, Brock Nipper, Terry Stephens, Stephanie Stephens, Alice Stephens, Aubrey Carter, and Marshall Carter Ammons; 4 great grandchildren, Colton Kindle, Charlotte Harper, Kaleb Harper, and Paisleigh Boatwright. 1 brother, David Carter (Joey Carroll), of Brunswick, 2, sisters, Angie Carter and Anita Chandler both of Waverly, also several nieces, nephews and other relatives, and all other adopted kids, and a host of friends.

A visitation will be held Tuesday evening (Feb. 9, 2021) starting at 6 P.M. at Frye Funeral Home in Nahunta.

Honorary Pallbearers are Brandon St. Claire, Dawson Gibbs, Aaron Joiner, Kelly Boatwright, Steve Nipper, Matthew Carter, Richard Crews and Aubrey Stephens.

Due to the COVID-19, we would like to ask all to please follow the rules for social distancing and face mask are highly recommended at the visitation. Also, anyone who does not feel comfortable with attending the visitation the family would like for you to know they understand and covet your prayers.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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