CARRIE MAE HOUSTON PALMER SPRUILL was born to the late Robert Houston and Addie Price Houston on April 30, 1927, in Warren County, North Carolina. She departed this earthly life and entered the Heavenly realm on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Signature Healthcare of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.
She received her formal education through the public school system of Warren County, North Carolina. During her early life, she accepted Jesus Christ, was baptized, and became a member of the South Street Baptist Church in Littleton, North Carolina.
Carrie was united in Holy Matrimony to John Wesley Palmer who preceded her in death. God blessed this union with six children. One son, George Palmer, predeceased her. Later in life, she married Harold Loyd Spruill of Macon, North Carolina, who also preceded her in death.
Carrie was employed with the former Littleton High School in the Warren County Public School System. She took extreme pride in her job and retired after many years of loyal, devoted service.
In addition to her parents, husbands, and son, she will also be reunited with her seven sisters and three brothers.
Those left with loving memories to forever treasure are her five children, Addie Bea Price (Calvin) of Dalzell, SC, Shelia Carter (Glenn) of Littleton, NC, James Wesley Palmer (Lizzie) of Nashville, NC, Horace Palmer (Mattie) of Fayetteville, NC, and Earl Palmer (Barbara) of Littleton, NC; nineteen grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; her nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, and numerous other loving family members and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, June 22, 2018, in the chapel. Rev. Robert L. Faulcon, Sr. will officiate, and burial will follow in the Greater Lovely Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Macon, North Carolina. The body will repose at the funeral home on Thursday, June 21, 2018, from 12:00 Noon – 8:30 P.M.