Mary Frances Carnes

Mary Frances Carnes

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Mary Frances Emanuel Rollins Carnes, 84, wife of the late Rev. Robert Carnes, Jr., passed away September 24, 2022.

A native of Maxton, North Carolina, daughter of the late William A. and Carrie Lee Hewitt Emanuel, she was a member of Praise Cathedral.

Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Bowman (Vance) of Greenville and Robin Rollins of Taylors; one brother, Lynn Emanuel (Peggy) of Ruby, South Carolina; three grandchildren, Luke Bowman (Mandy) of Hornell, New York, Carrie Tomkins (Ryan) of Winder, Georgia, and Leslie Higgs (Aaron) of Greenville; and eight great-grandchildren, Elliot, Levi, Micah, Nancy Joy, Gideon, Caelum, Raelyn, and Caeden.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Luther Milford Rollins, and two brothers, William Lee Emanuel and Vaster Emanuel.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, September 29, 2022, at The Wood Mortuary conducted by Pastor Luke Bowman and Pastor Jerry Madden. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be held noon-1:45 p.m. Thursday at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home of her granddaughter, Leslie and Aaron Higgs.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Praise Cathedral, P.O. Box 287, Greer, South Carolina 29652.

Online condolences may be made at

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