Anne Hodge Carpenter, age 54, of Seven Lakes passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021 at her home following a courageous fight with cancer. 

Anne was born in Greenville, SC but spent most of her life in Moore County. She worked as the deli manager and a cake decorator at Harris Teeter for 10 years and later at Food Lion. She also worked with Moore County Schools as Cafeteria Manager at North Moore and Pinecrest High Schools. 

She is survived by her husband Chip Carpenter; daughter Hannah Lassiter; mother and step-father Laura and Sam Phillips of Carthage; father Mills Hodge of Seven Lakes; stepson JP Carpenter; sister Karen Pruett and Husband Jim of Cameron; brother Bill Hodge and wife Colleen of MD; step-sister Michelle Callicut and husband Ransom of Carthage; step-brother Mitch Phillips and wife Beth of Denver, CO; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her step-mother Jane Hodge.

For the protection and safety of others during the Covid pandemic a private memorial service will be held at Glendon Christian Church. 

Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the family. 

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  1. To each of Anne’s family. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you. May you feel God’s comfort and our love during this difficult time. We love you all. Tommy and Linda

  2. We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know we will continue to hold you in our prayers. God bless you.

  3. I knew Anne when she was at The O’Neal School and later ran into her at Food Lion. I’m so sorry to hear about her passing. Prayers for the family.

  4. I am so sorry to hear this news. Anne’s was a life cut way too short. I am sending my heartfelt condolences from New Jersey. So far, I am not liking 2021 any more than 2020. I am experiencing along with you all how the pandemic makes it far more complicated to gather and grieve together–and that togetherness is so helpful right now. I trust you will find the ways to support each other as you need. My family and I are sending love, condolences and warm wishes.
    -David Ganz

  5. Ann you will be missed here on earth by your husband Chip and the rest of your family and friends. Your suffering is now over and it’s time to rejoice in the Lord, let him give us all peace as he watches over you.

  6. I’m so sorry for your loss. She was always so nice to me. I will always keep those memories I have with her close to me!

  7. I loved the trips and the fun times we had sending all my love and hugs to you Hannah. Your mom was a good friend and a great Mom❣️

  8. Mills, sorry to hear of the loss of Ann.I remember how much you loved her when we worked together at Milliken. May God bless you during the coming days and give you and your family strength.

  9. So Very Sorry For Your Loss, I Only Knew Anne For A Short Period Of Time , I Worked With Her At Pinecrest High School, She Was A Nice Lady, I Will Keep Hannah ,Chip And The Rest Of The Family In My Prayers, And One Day We Will See Her Again (John Chapter 5 Verses 28 & 29) And You Will Never Have To Lose Her To Death Again (Revelations Chapter 21 Verse 4)

  10. Mr. Hodge and family.
    We are grieved for you in your loss of Anne. I knew her at North Moore and found her to be professional and friendly. She will be missed. May God cradle you all in His loving arms in your grief now and in the days to come. God bless. Bruce and Kim Williams

  11. Dear Mills and family, so sad to hear of the loss of your daughter, Anne. May her memory be a blessing. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

  12. “God himself will be with them. And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes
    and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.
    The former things has passed away.” (Revelation 21:3,4)

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