Carthage, NC

Carlotta F. Maples, age 70 died Saturday (September 19, 2009) at her residence.

A memorial service will be held 12:00 PM Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Carthage with the Rev. Tom Herndon and the Rev. Tim Eppling officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.

A native of Moore County she was a dedicated Air Force wife for 23 years and mother. She was preceded in death by: her husband David B. Maples, Sr. and her mother Frances Cockman. She was raised by her grandparents Dewey and Thelma Patterson. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in Carthage and held various offices in the church including Sunday school teacher, and was a great supported of the Cameron Boys Camp. Carlotta had a very special relationship with her aunts and uncle, Ginny and Alex Caddell and the late Olivia Griffin. Though they were aunts they grew up as sisters.

She is survived by: daughter Pam Fields and husband George of Bowling Green, KY; sons David Maples and wife Tammy of Southern Pines, James Maples and wife Kimberly of Pinehurst; step brothers Ed Cockman of Seven Lakes and Bob Cockman of Raleigh; grandchildren Keri Dean, Benjamin Maples, Brittany Fields, Cameron Fields, Jacob Maples and Samuel Maples.

In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Cameron Boys Camp c/o Baptist Children's Homes of NC, P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, NC 27361-0338.

Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is serving the family.


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  1. Aunt Carlotta was my favorite aunt. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. I have many happy memories of her from my childhood. God bless you all.

  2. We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during your adjustment time.
    Much love,
    James and Connie

  3. Carlotta was a wonderful person and she will be missed by so many. Mom and Dad loved her dearly no matter what she was doing she always had time to make birthday cakes for the kids.I always liked joking with Carlotta she was funny and sweet. Pam, David, J

  4. Pam
    I was so sorry to hear your mother had died. I pulled up the obituary and see that I\’m too late and I\’m sorry for that too.
    I remember the first time I saw your mother when you moved here in elementary school (I think it was in the 5th g

  5. The Ward family and I send our deepest sympathy to the family back home in NC. Carlotta and Francis were two of the finest ladies I knew, and I looked forward, so much, seeing them each year on my visits back there. Carlotta will surely be missed, and her

  6. David, Pam, James and Family:
    Was so sorry to learn of your mom\’s passing and regret that I did not find out until after the fact. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!
    Best always,

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