Loretta Carter

May 13, 1948 ~ February 17, 2020 (age 71)

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Mrs. Loretta Carter, age 71, of Monroe, NC, passed away Monday evening, February 17, 2020 at Union County Hospice. 

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thursday, February 20, 2020, in the Dogwood Room of Davis Funeral Service, 1003 E. Franklin St., Monroe, NC, 28112.
Funeral Mass will be conducted at 12:00 PM Noon, Friday , February 21, 2020 at the historic Chapel of Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church, 725 Deese Street, Monroe, NC 28112. Interment will follow at Lakeland Memorial Park, 1901 Lancaster Avenue, Monroe, NC 28112.

Loretta was born May 13, 1948 in Union County, NC, a daughter of the late John Lexie Axley and Elizabeth Carolyn Medlin Axley. Loretta was a very kind and giving person and very passionate in her faith of the Catholic Church.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and going to her grandkids sporting events. She volunteered for Operation Reachout where she helped those in need. Any free time she had she loved spending time playing video poker games where she met a lot of friends. She lived for her family and her faith and would always go above and beyond and will be forever missed.
Loretta is survived by a son, Rusty Carter and wife Mendie of Wingate, NC, a daughter, Crystal Fowler and husband Clay of Monroe, NC, a brother, David Axley and wife Ida of Oak Island, NC, a sister, Marie Axley of Kings Mountain, NC, and two grandchildren; Austin Fowler and Brooke Fowler. 
In addition to her parents, Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth L. Carter, and two brothers; Archie Axley and Johnny Axley.

Davis Funeral Service is honored to be serving the family of Loretta Carter. An online guest register book is available to view and sign at

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Gathering of Family and Friends
February 20, 2020

6:00 PM
Dogwood Room of Davis Funeral Svc (NC)

Funeral Mass
February 21, 2020

12:00 PM
Our Lady of Lourdes
725 Deese Street
Monroe, NC 28112

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