Carter, Betty J. (Cleveland)

Friday, February 8, 2013

Betty J. Carter, 72, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013 in a local healthcare facility. She was of the Baptist faith. 

Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her husband, Ulis Carter; her parents, John Douglas and Willie Mae O’Daniel Deford; her grandson, Ryan Andrew Hughes; and her brothers, William Donald Deford and Harold Deford. 

Survivors include her daughters, Ruth Hughes and husband, Phillip of Cleveland and Tammy Lynn Sievers of Clinton, TN; seven grandchildren, Billy Ray Caylor, Tamara Lynn Roach, Donna Marie Cox, Austin Lee Hughes, Erika Brooke Hughes, Tyler Alexander Hughes and Kaylea Nicolle Hughes; and special friends, Eva Cantrell and Carol Jean Henry. 

Fike Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. At her request, there will be no services. 

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