The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


January 30, 2013

Thelma Carter


Tuesday, January 29, 2013 —

She is survived by a daughter, Libby and husband Ken Cooper; son, Conrad A. Carter Jr. and wife Linda; son, John B. Carter and partner Ralph Cascio; grandchildren Elissa A. and husband Todd Wood, Michelle and husband Roger Cantrell, Kristen and husband James Cornett, Dr. Kelly and husband Keith Nelson and Adam Carter; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. She is also survived by nieces, Sherry and husband Bob Marrs, Carolyn Charz and Tammy Robinson; nephews, Larry Carter, Michael Carter, Stephen Carter, Rev. Rodney Body, Bobby Whitt, Billy Whitt and Jimmy Whitt.

We wish to thank the nursing staff with The Laurels in Norton, Va. and Stanly Manor in Albemarle, Dr. Eric Johnsen of Albemarle and Hospice of Stanly County for providing compassionate and attentive care to Mrs. Carter in her final years.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at Trinity United Methodist Church (E. First St., S. and Wyandotte Ave.) in Big Stone Gap.

The funeral service will follow with Reverends Terry Goodman and Jeff Sams officiating.

Interment will follow at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens (5650 Powell Valley Road), with Rev. Ronnie Mutter also participating.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be sent to her church, Trinity United Methodist Church, PO Box 217, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219.

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Holding Funeral Home of Big Stone Gap is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Thelma Carter.

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