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Roxie (McMahan) Carver Farley

August 13, 1922 ~ September 16, 2020 (age 98)

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Roxie McMahan Carver Farley, 98, of Robbinsville, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Clear Creek Nursing Center in Mint Hill, NC. 

She was the daughter of the late Rev. Harvey and Easter Bivens McMahan.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Rube Clyde Carver; her second husband, Arthur Farley; her daughter and son in law, Betty Long (Lincoln); her son in law, John Aiken; her grandson, Andy Carver; her brothers and sisters in law, Hamp McMahan (Laura), Hubert McMahan (Azalee), and Pete Hayes; her grandson in law, Sam Brittain; and her sisters and brother in law, Martha McMahan, and Merle and Red Ward. 

Roxie was a rural mail carrier.  She ran the ‘star route’ until she was 87 years old, ending  a career that lasted for 57 years. 

She is survived by her sons and daughters in law, Bobby and Kathy Carver, and Danny and Monica Farley, all of Robbinsville, NC; her daughter, Wilma Aiken of Robbinsville, NC.  Her grandchildren are Kristy Carver, David Long (Carla), Debra Brittain; Johnathan Aiken, and  Sydney Farley.  She has 9 great grandchildren, Landon Long (Lori), Kaitlyn Long, Hannah Carver, Hallee Carver, Ryan Aiken, Remie Aiken, Ellie Brittian, Lindsey Brittian, and Will Brittian.  Her great great granddaughter is Lola Long. 

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, September 20, 2020 at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.  Reverend Loy Kennedy will officiate.   

Due to the risk of exposure to COVID 19 and NC Executive Order 147, face coverings are required in public areas for everyone over age 11.  The Farley family requests that those in attendance wear face coverings and practice social distancing. 

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Graveside Service
September 20, 2020

2:00 PM
New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery
Massey Branch Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

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