The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


July 27, 2013

Troy Mae Carter

— Troy Mae Carter, 81, passed from this Earth on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at 5:12 a.m. at the Limestone Health Facility to be with her Heavenly Father.  Mrs. Carter was born to James Russell and Lillie Mae Nixon Crouch on March 10, 1932, in Limestone County. Mrs. Carter was joined on her final journey by her beloved husband, Charles Carter.

The visitation will be from 6-9 p.m., Sunday, July 28, to follow with a funeral at 2 p.m. Monday, July 29, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be at Sunny Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Carter is survived by her daughter, Jill Holland and husband Wayne of Athens; grandchildren, Sandi Roberts and husband Chris Smith, Amy Chittam, Lyle Holland and wife Linda, and John Holland and wife Christy; and great-grandchildren, Carly Roberts, Logan Roberts, Hannah Holland, Maggie Holland, Jack Holland and Bennett Holland. Other survivors include one sister, Minnie Carter of Athens; one brother, Frank Crouch and wife Linda of Pulaski, Tenn.; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous beloved nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Jesse James (Jake) Crouch.

She was a longtime member of Sunny Hill Church of Christ. She retired from the Limestone County School System.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Crouch, Michael Crouch, Steve Carter, Redus Moran, Tim Crouch and Jeff Crouch, all beloved nephews of the deceased. The honorary pallbearer is Logan Roberts, great-grandson to his beloved GaGa. Kasey Harbin and Henry Carter will conduct the services for Mrs. Carter.

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