Moultrie Observer


August 3, 2012

Carl H. Carlton

OMEGA — Carl H. Carlton, 75, of Moultrie, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 5, at Cobb Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mark Jordan officiating. Interment will follow in Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens with Clint Herrington, Keith Wise, Ethan Carlton, Mike Carlton, Andrew Carlton and Dewayne Ruis serving as casketbearers.

He was born June 26, 1937, in Moultrie, to the late John Edwin Carlton and Lille Mae Peacock Carlton. He was a retired insurance agent with American General and Gulf Life Insurance companies. He attended Riverside Holiness Church.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Christine Carlton Lairsey.

Survivors include his wife Shirley Moore Carlton of Moultrie; a son, Mark Carlton of Moultrie; a daughter, Carla Carlton Herrington of Moultrie; four grandchildren, Leah Herrington Wise and husband Keith, Clint Herrington and wife Tiffany, Ethan Carlton and Andrew Carlton, all of Moultrie; three great-grandchildren, Lauren Wise, Ava Lea Herrington and Clayton Herrington, all of Moultrie; a brother and sister-in-law, Curtis Carlton and wife Ellen of Albany; a sister, Carolyn Carlton Allegood of Moultrie; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will be receiving friends today, Aug. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Cobb Funeral Chapel.

The family may be contacted at the home of Carla Carlton Herrington in Moultrie.

Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Please leave condolences to the family at

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