Aug 9 2014
Thelma Lorraine Carter, 79, beloved mother, sister and
friend, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 8, 2014. She was
born February 26, 1935 to the late Edward and Leona Hatcher. Thelma was
predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Fred Carter. She is survived by
her children, Kathy Hardee (Wayne), Angie Parrish (David), Alicia Crawford
and Faron Carter; sisters, Ida Jeffers, Linda Reynolds, Philla Joy Brown,
Judy Young, Janice Stevens; brother, Charles Hatcher. Ms. Carter was a
loving grandmother to eight grandchildren, Karen Crawford (Josh), Steven
Hardee (Heather), Jody Parrish (Alisa), Jason Chesser (Megan), Michael
Hardee (Amanda), Justin Parrish, Jennifer Higginbotham (Travis), and
Jessica Hannah (Kyle), and 16 great-grandchildren. She had retired after
30 years of service as a bus driver from Clay County School Board, was a
faithful prayer warrior, compassionate to those in need and had a special
love for animals especially her devoted pet dog and companion, Duke.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 12 at 11 AM at First
Baptist Church of Maxville, 8635 Maxville Blvd, with Bro. Charlie Hunt
officiating. Interment will follow in Long Branch Cemetery. The family
will receive friends on Monday evening from 6-8 PM at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cedar Bay Funeral Home,
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