OBITUARY: Carol Sue Palmer Hogsed

by May 23, 2022OBITUARIES0 comments


Carol Sue Palmer Hogsed, age 81, went to be with her Savior and Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday, May 21, 2022.

Carol was a lifetime resident of Cherokee County and the daughter of the late Holt and Dixie Palmer. She was a member of Tomotla Baptist Church and loved Jesus with all her heart. She enjoyed singing gospel music and sang in a quartet for over 50 years. She loved her family, and felt blessed to prepare dinners for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Carol worked in banking for more than 40 years. She was an avid beekeeper and a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. She was also a die-hard Braves and Freddie Freeman Fan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the father of her children, Don Hogsed; two brothers, Holt Palmer, Jr. and Rev. Ronnie Palmer; and one sister, Linda Johnson.

She is survived by one son, Michael Hogsed and wife Dawn of Murphy; one daughter, Angie Gardner and husband John, of Clyde; one brother, Jim Palmer and wife Sherry of Murphy; one sister, Betty Price and husband Dale of Murphy; two sister-in-laws, Anna Ruth Palmer and Barbara Palmer, both of Murphy; four grandchildren, Tyler Gardner and wife Neekou, Jordan Mixon and husband Zach, Garrin Hogsed and wife Jenna, and Elizabeth King and husband Brian; six great grandchildren, Ralston and Hadley Hogsed, Preslee Mixon, Reaganand Riley King and Cyrus Gardner; several nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Bill Rose.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24 at the Tomotla Baptist Church. Pastor Harold Stiles and Pastor Steve West will officiate. Music will be sung by Diane Debty, Derrick Palmer and Lisa Frye accompanied by Brenda Stiles. Burial will be in the Tomotla Community Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Garrin Hogsed, Tyler Gardner, Brian King, Zach Mixon, Derrick Palmer and Blake Ritz. Honorary pallbearers will be Ralston Hogsed, and Cyrus Gardner.

The family will receive friends at the church from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon prior to the service hour.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Memory of Carol Hogsed to Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 164, Murphy, NC 28906.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.