August 26, 1940 - September 9, 2021
Sylvia Faulk Carter was born to the late Charlie Russell Faulk and Nina McKinley Faulk on August 26, 1940, in Robeson County, North Carolina. She departed this life September 9, 2021. She was the youngest of eleven (11) siblings. Sylvia was baptized at an early age and worshipped and gave many years of service to Hilly Branch Baptist Church in many different capacities. After graduating from Hilly Branch High School in 1957, Sylvia enrolled at North Carolina College at Durham which is known today as North Carolina Central University. She graduated in 1962 with a bachelor’s degree in Home Economics being the first in her family to obtain a college degree. Sylvia taught school in Virginia and North Carolina, worked as a seamstress, and was later employed at the Robeson County Public Library before retiring from public service. On August 12, 1967, she married Charles Edward Carter, Sr. in Nottoway Virginia. Their union lasted ten (10) years after which she returned to North Carolina to take care of her mother. She enjoyed lots of time in her home economics, sewing, cooking, decorating and enjoyed traveling by car if she was able to get on the road and drive with stamina and energy to make the trip. Best known as “Aunt Syl” to her many nieces, nephews and others who love her, she shared great family reunions and family gatherings which she was a great dancer and love to sing. She also enjoyed fishing to relax and relieve stress. Cherishing her memory, she leaves one son Charles Edward Carter, Jr. (Michelle Oxendine) of Zebulon N.C, three grandchildren: Marvelle Quinton Carter, Mejaryn Xavier Leon Carter, and her little princess Vorisica Ciara Marie Carter, one sister, Zelma Faulk Mason of Queens, New York and many nieces, nephews, and a host of other loved ones and friends. The family would like to thank all those involved with her care during her time of sickness and need. May God bless each of you. Professional Service entrusted to - Colvin Funeral Home, Lumberton, NC.
Sylvia Faulk Carter was born to the late Charlie Russell Faulk and Nina McKinley Faulk on August 26, 1940, in Robeson County, North Carolina. She departed this life September 9, 2021. She was the youngest of eleven (11) siblings. Sylvia was... View Obituary & Service Information
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