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Marshall Franklin Carter / July 03, 2019

Marshall Franklin Carter of Abilene, died Monday, July 1, 2019. He was 76 years old and was born May 8 1943.

He was retired from Southern States of Farmville, with 22 years of service. He enjoyed gardening and doing things outside. He was known for his loving smile and sense of humor; always joking with friends and family. He will be missed by all.

Marshall is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Jeanette Lann Carter; two stepsons, Rolfe Lann Jr. of Glen Allen, and Timmy Lann (Jane) of Buckingham, two grandchildren, Logan and Elizabeth, both of Buckingham. He is also survived by his sister and brother, Martha Jane Fizer (Dwight) of Roanoke, and Wallace Carter of Clarksville.

Marshall was preceded in death by his father, Marvin Carter, his mother, Lessie Carter, and a brother, Ernest.

Visitation will be held from Friday, July 5 from 1-2 p.m at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home. The funeral will be follow at 2 p.m. with burial in Bluestone Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions to the Charlotte County Rescue Squad, Fire Department or a favorite charity be considered.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home.

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