Carthage, NC
Mildred Elliott Spivey, 88 of Carthage died Tuesday (January 27, 2009) at St. Joseph of the Pines in Southern Pines.
Funeral services will be 4:00 PM Thursday at Carthage United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Chuck Plowman and the Rev. Marshall Old. Burial will follow in Lamm's Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
A native of Moore County she was a daughter of the late James William and Roxie Key Elliott. For many years she and her husband owned and operated Carthage Food Store.
She is survived by: her husband of 64 years Walter H. Spivey; son Walter H. Spivey, Jr. and wife Jan of Southern Pines; sister May Rogers of Southern Pines; brother J.W. Elliott, Jr. and wife Betty of Carthage; grandchildren Reid, Paige and Evan Spivey.
The family will receive friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home Wednesday from 6:00 —8:00 PM and other times at the residence
Memorials may be made to: Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, Inc. 400 Flemington Drive - PO Box 127, Lake Waccamaw, N.C. 28450, or Carthage United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 70, Carthage, NC 28327.

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  1. If there is a special place in heaven for saints Mildred Spivey will be on the first row. She was a great wife, mother, cook, friend and the only person we have known who never said a bad thing about anyone. She will be missed by many. We are grateful to

  2. We are so sorry for your loss,Ms.Mildred
    will be missed by the entire community,
    I can remember as a child going into
    Spivey\’s Grocery Store, and Ms.Mildred
    would always have a pleasant smile and a
    welcome extended to the custome

  3. Dear Walter & Walter Jr.,
    I just saw Mildred\’s obituary tonight(2/1/09). She was a true lady in every sense, and I enjoyed working with her at Fashion Square so many years ago. We offer you our deepest sympathy, and our prayers during this diff

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