Lillian Carter Marchant, 86, of Hazlehurst, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in the Pavilion in Baxley. Mrs. Marchant was born December 7, 1927 in Appling County to the late Charlie Carter and the late Caroline Walker Carter. She was formerly employed by Hazlehurst Manufacturing as a supervisor with 50 plus years of service. She was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church and a proud member of the choir. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Bill Miller and Z.W. Marchant and daughter, Virginia Miller.
Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, JoAnne (Don) Quarterman of Hazlehurst, Melcene (Mike) Yawn of Waynesville and Sharon Kay (Rick) Wiggs of Jacksonville, FL.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Billy Ray (Aldine) Miller of Hazlehurst and Dan (Melinda) Miller of Hazlehurst; sisters, Mary Taylor of Buenavista and Muriel Miller of Hazlehurst; brothers, Otis Carter of Hazlehurst, Charlie Carter of Winsboro, S.C. and Arthur Carter of Hazlehurst; nine grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 25 at Elizabeth Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Yawn, the Rev. Royce Hulett and the Rev. Mike Yawn officiating. Interment followed in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Rick Wiggs, Kevin Jump, Rodney Miller, Mark Yawn, Matthew Yawn and Tim Roberson.
Honorary pallbearers were members of her Sunday school class, all friends in attendance and her brothers and sisters that were not able to attend.
Musical selections were rendered by E.H. Claxton, Elizabeth Baptist Church Choir and Brenda Yawn.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.