Carl Lewis Maples, 87, of Kannapolis, NC (formerly of Jefferson City, TN) passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis. Carl was born March 23, 1933, in Sevierville to the late Thomas and Nancy Maples. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by infant daughter, Karen Carlene; brothers, Phillip and Ernest Maples and sisters, Grace Stewart, Zelma Mize, Dorothy Hodge, and Mary Godfrey.
Carl was an avid gardener and beekeeper. He was a loving husband, father, papaw and great-papaw. Carl was a member of Beaver Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include his loving wife, Georgie Carr Maples; his daughter, Kathy Mowrer and husband, Larry of Kannapolis; granddaughter, Laura Lopez-Serna and husband Jose; great grandsons, Eli and Jeremiah Lopez -Serna, of Davidson; sister, Ruth Parker of Houston, TX and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, July 10, 2020 at Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery, officiated by the Rev. Rick Loy and closing prayer by Jack Cramer.
Cabarrus Funeral, Cremation & Cemetery of Concord, NC and Farrar Funeral Home in Jefferson City, TN is serving the Maples family.