Willie Carter High
Willie Carter High
  • 84 years old
  • Date of birth: May 7, 1931
  • Date of passing: Jan 10, 2016
Let the memory of Willie be with us forever

Mrs. Willie Carter High, 84, of Greensboro, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2016. Willie was born in Windsor, North Carolina to the late William Carter and Dicey (Speller) Carter.

She attended public school in Windsor before transferring to and graduating from Mary Potter Academy in Oxford, NC. She earned her bachelor's degree from North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC, and received her Master's degrees from North Carolina A&T State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After several years of teaching in various public school systems, she was appointed to teach mathematics at North Carolina A&T State University, where she retired after more than 30 years of service. She was known to be a fierce algebra and calculus professor and a dedicated advisor to her students. Many have remained close to her over the years. She remained a loyal and contributing member of the alumni associations of Mary Potter Academy and North Carolina Central University.

At an early age she joined Cedar Landing Baptist Church in Windsor. Upon her arrival in Greensboro she joined Providence Baptist Church with her husband, Atty. Major S. High.

Her greatest and proudest achievement was her family. She leaves a son, Major High, Jr.; a daughter, Renee High Martin (Tim); and two grandsons: Brian Martin and Tyus Martin, all reside in Greensboro, NC. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

At Willie’s request, there will not be a service in her memory.

 Memorial donations may be made in Willie's name to the Guilford Tech Community College (GTCC) Compensatory Education Development. Make checks payable to GTCC Foundation - CED Program, and mail to: GTCC - Attention: CED Coordinator,P.O. Box 309, Jamestown, NC 27282.

For more information of the CED Program visit:


On behalf of the Willie Carter High family, we thank you for the love and friendship you showed our mother and grandmother. It gave her such happiness during her lifetime.

    Major, Jr., Renee, Tim, Brian, and Tyus

Miss Me, But Let Me Go
When I come to the end of the road,

and the sun has set for me.
I want no rites in a gloom-filled room.
Why cry for a soul set free?
Miss me a little—but not too long,
and not with your head bowed low.

Remember the love that was once shared.
Miss me, but let me go.
For this is a journey we all must take,
and each must go alone.
It’s all a part of God’s plan,
a step on the road to home.
When you are lonely and sick of heart,
go to the friends we know.
Bear your sorrow in good deeds.
Miss me, but let me go.
     --- Author Unknown


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This tribute was added by john Busby on 28th January 2016

"Mrs.Sweetie Green says that she was her Mothers , Brothers daughter!! Making her (Mrs Greens) Niece!! She (MsGreen) sends her deepest regards! She is still residing in Windsor!! I am her Son in Law!!"

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