Vickie Roxanne McCarter Torrence, age 61, of North Wilkesboro, passed away surrounded by her family Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Regional Center.

She was born March 11, 1957 in Wilkes County to Jimmie Pressley and Hazel Lena Flinchum McCarter. Vickie enjoyed attending church, the beach, plants and flowers, singing, observing nature and loved talking to people. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Jacqueline McCarter and a brother, David McCarter.

Surviving are her husband, Dennis Torrence, and a son, Nathan Torrence of North Wilkesboro. Also surviving are her siblings, Ella Mae Sparks and husband Linvel of Traphill, Jim W. McCarter, Sr., Steve McCarter, Jeannie Woodie and husband Charles, Debbie M. Johnson all of North Wilkesboro, Richard McCarter of Taylorsville, and Rita Shepherd and husband Michael of North Wilkesboro.

Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2019 at Calvary Baptist Church on Pads Road with Rev. Christopher Shumate, Rev. Kenny Anderson and Rev. Mark Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Calvary Baptist Church from 12:00 until 1:00 on Friday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 1624 Pads Road, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to

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