Mary "Sib" McCarter

March 28, 1931September 18, 2021
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Berry Highland South

Mary Elizabeth “SIB” Watson McCarter – Age 90 of Seymour passed away peacefully in home on Saturday, September 18, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin Richard Watson Sr and Johnnie Lou Myers Watson; brother Junior Watson; sister Billie Joy Epps; husband Lester D. McCarter and grandson, Travis Nease. She is survived by daughter, Karen Nease of Seymour; sons, Randall S. McCarter and wife, Carrie, of Colorado, Dale R. McCarter and wife, Donna of Seymour; grandchildren, Glenna N. Troutman, Sarah N. Hollingsworth, Randall S. McCarter Jr., Jenny M. Sypula, Andrea Bostwick, Aaron and Alisha McCarter, Randall W. McCarter, Jessica Miller; 21 great-grandchildren; nieces, Janie Sonneland, Brenda Sims, Carolyn Whaley, Kim Hopkins; and nephew, Joe Epps. Sib graduated from Sevier County High school and from the University of Tennessee with a master’s degree. She taught school for 30 years at Sevier County Elementary School. She was a member of Valley Grove Baptist Church for over 50 years. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5-7 pm at Valley Grove Baptist Church with a Celebration of Life to follow. Pastor Keith Vaughan to officiate. Family and friends will meet by the graveside at Highland South Cemetery on Wednesday at 11 am for the Committal. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Valley Grove Baptist Church Foreign Missions 900 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville TN 37920. If you have any questions, please call Berry Highland South Funeral Home, 865-573-7300.

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  • Lester D. McCarter Husband (deceased)
  • Melvin Richard Watson, Sr & Johnnie Lou Myers Watson Parents (deceased)
  • Junior Watson Brother (deceased)
  • Billie Joy Epps Sister (deceased)
  • Travis Nease Grandson (deceased)
  • Karen Nease Daughter
  • Randall S. McCarter (Carrie) Son
  • Dale R. McCarter (Donna) Son
  • Glenna N. Troutman Granddaughter
  • Sarah N. Hollingsworth Granddaughter
  • Randall S. McCarter, Jr. Grandson
  • Jenny M. Sypula Granddaughter
  • Andrea Bostwick Granddaughter
  • Aaron McCarter Grandson
  • Alisha McCarter Granddaughter
  • Randall W. McCarter Grandson
  • Jessica Miller Granddaughter
  • Janie Sonneland Niece
  • Brenda Sims Niece
  • Carolyn Whaley Niece
  • Kim Hopkins Niece
  • Joe Epps Nephew
  • and 21 great-grandchildren.

Past Services

Tuesday, September 21, 2021


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Committal Service