Mr. Carter Claiborne Jr. of Queens, New York, and formerly of Halifax County, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Dry Harbor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Queens, New York, at the age of 87.
Mr. Claiborne was born in Halifax County on Oct. 11, 1931 to the late Mr. Carter Claiborne Sr. and Mrs. Elizabeth Faulkner-Claiborne. He was married to Mrs. Christine Tucker-Claiborne and was a U. S. Army veteran.
He was a member of Concord Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York, and a previous member of First Baptist Church.
Mr. Claiborne is survived by his wife, Mrs. Christine Tucker-Claiborne, of Queens, New York; two daughters, Ms. Jean La’Verne Claiborne and Mrs. Sandra Faulkner-Douglas, both of Queens, New York; one son, Mr. Kevin Faulkner, of Pennsylvania; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Lula Claiborne-Olds, of Danville; one brother, Mr. William Bryant Claiborne, (Harriett) of South Boston; three sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Claiborne was preceded in death by four sisters, Ms. Connie M. Claiborne, Mrs. Pattie Claiborne-Younger, Mrs. Irene Claiborne-Peters and Mrs. Dorothy Claiborne-Braithwaite, one brother, Mr. William Joseph Claiborne, eight brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law.
Funeral services for Mr. Carter Claiborne Jr. will be held Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at 11 a.m. with services at First Baptist Church, Ferry Street, South Boston with the Rev. Dr. Allan G. Smith Sr. officiating and the Rev. Hayward Jennings as eulogist.
Burial will follow in Rose Garden Cemetery.
Public viewing will be Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home chapel.
The family will receive friends at the residence of Mr. William Bryant Claiborne and Mrs. Harriett Claiborne, 1183 River Road, South Boston.
Funeral arrangements are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.