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Buna Carter Torrence

Obituary for Buna Carter Torrence

January 20, 1933 - September 8, 2017
Dallas, Georgia | Age 84


Buna Carter Torrence was borne to the late Willie James and Ada Bell Carter on January 20, 1933 in Warrenton, Georgia. She departed this life on September 8, 2017.
Buna accepted God as her personal savior at an early age.
She married the late Robert Torrence Jr. and relocated to Miami, Florida. Several years later she moved to Atlanta Georgia to be near her mother and siblings. She joined the Elizabeth Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend James E. Hightower and Pastor Craig Oliver where she served faithfully on Usher Board Number 2 and for several years she held the position as Secretary.
She attended the Warren County Public School System and later attended Atlanta Area Technical School and earned several culinary certificates. Throughout her years she has shared her love for cooking, baking, canning, catering and gardening with several people.
Her work career included the Pine View Convalescent Center, Aunt Fannies Cabin, Atlanta Public Schools and the State of Georgia Department of Corrections.
She was honored as Employee of the Year for the State of Georgia Department of Corrections.
She is preceded in death by six siblings, James Arthur Shelton (Louise), Beatrice Shanks (Sam), Annie Ruth Norris (Jerry), Willie Edward Carter (Ruthie Mae), Joshua Carter (Annie Ruth) and Eugene Carter (Mae Vertis).
She leaves to cherish her memory three children, Willie James Torrence (Brenda), Bobbie Jean Middlebrook and Ronald Jerome Torrence (Bernice), eight grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
She also leaves several siblings L.M. Carter (Precious), Joe Carter, Reverend Robert Carter (Julia), Martin Carter Sr. (Rita), Eddie Mae Conley (John), Larry Carter (Sandra); several nephews, nieces, cousins and other family relatives and friends.
The family appreciates the love and care that was given by Ron and Bernice during her recent illness.

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