Tillie Mae O'Neal Carnes, age 82, died Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in Lexington, NC. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, January 25, 2019 in Grove Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 Thursday evening at Belk Funeral Home.
Born in Dovesville, SC on July 22, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Perry Stevenson O'Neal and the late Frances Caroline Watford O'Neal. Mrs. Carnes worked in the manufacturing industry for many years, retiring from Duracell Batteries in Lexington. She was a devoted mother who loved her family very much. Mrs. Carnes enjoyed spending time with her family and always had a special place in heart for the "little babies".
Surviving are children, Mickey (Paula) Carnes of Lexington, NC, Donna (Charles) Beanblossom of Southmont, NC, Kathy (the late Jimmy) Trent of Lexington, NC and Debra (Wade) Holbrook of Lexington, NC, 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, sisters, Daisy Windham and Miriam Windham, and a brother, Harry O'Neal.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John "Bill" Carnes, her son, Charles Randy Carnes and siblings, Elsie, Lib, H.A. and Linda.
JAN 24. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Belk Funeral Home - Darlington
229 West Broad Street
Darlington, SC, 29532
JAN 25. 11:00 AM
Grove Hill Cemetery
Darlington, SC, 2