Mrs. Carnes died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at a private care facility following an extended illness.
Born Aug. 25, 1928, in Hiawassee, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Gatha Bradshaw Nichols. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carver M. Carnes; brothers, Uriel Nichols and R.C. Nichols; and sister, Niota Gibson.
Mrs. Carnes retired from Fieldale Farms Corporation and was a lifetime member of Mountain City Church of God.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Jerry Sullivan of Cornelia; brother, Garlin Nichols of Pontiac, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Carnes family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements were in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
June 26, 2013