Mrs. Carlton was born in Perry County to the late Clifford Ocie Parrish and Betty Lorene Cook Parrish. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband Bobby Henry Carlton, a granddaughter Brittney Prater, siblings Erma Jean Weaver, Dean Horner, Charles Parrish, Joe Parrish and Carl Parrish.
Survivors include her daughters Gale Prater and Beverly (Perry) Hancock both of Murfreesboro, grandchildren Chassidy (Kevin) Allen, Joshua (Charrier) Hancock and Lindsey (Wesley) Stephens, great-grandchildren Kaylee Allen, Avery Allen, Emery Jane Allen, Aidalyn Hancock, Henry Hancock, Hazel Stephens and Knox Stephens, sisters Sue Pearson, Faye Talley, Linda Edge-Burton, Shirley Baum and Sheila Beasley and a host of other loving family members and many friends.
She retired from Wilson Sporting Goods in Cookeville, Tn. after 22 years of service.
Nima was a faithful member of the Apostolic faith. She loved her family, church family and her many friends. She loved to travel and took annual trips to various church conferences and leisure trips. Nima was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She loved to laugh and have a good time with those she loved.
She will truly be missed by all.
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