Carter, Ethel O. Williams

Friday, September 13, 2013
Ethel Carter
Ethel Carter

Ethel O. Williams Carter was born Nov. 24, 1915, in Cannon County, Tn. She attended public schools in Rutherford Counties and graduated from Kittrell High School. She was the second of nine children born to Lorenzo Dal Williams and W. Bernice McBroom.  

On April 8, 1939, she married James Harry Carter from Chattanooga. After their marriage, they lived briefly in Spindale, N.C., before returning to Chattanooga.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one son, William R. Carter.  

She is survived by two sisters, Rachel Arnette of Murfreesboro, Tn., and Lois Stapleton of Englewood, Fl., and one brother, James C. Williams of Readyville, Tn.

Mrs. Carter enjoyed talking of her experiences growing up on a farm in a large family.  She loved watching sports of all types on television.  She especially delighted in cooking for her extended family. 

She resided in East Ridge for about 50 years.  She was a Christian and had been a member of Avondale Baptist Church and East Ridge Baptist Church.

She is also survived by sons, James H. Carter, Jr. (Phyllis) and Kenneth D. Carter (Pattie) of Chattanooga, and daughter-in-law Rosemary B. Carter of Sarasota, Fl.  In addition, she is survived by four grandchildren, Toni C. Westermeyer (Paul) of Great Falls, Mt.; Wesley A. Carter (Tonja) of Dayton, Oh., Jo C. Ibasfalean (Bryan) of Bradenton, Fl.; and Christopher A. Carter (Mignon) of Cleveland, Tn.  She had six great-grandchildren, Jennifer W. Jablonski of Great Falls, Mt.; Ashley W. Shimic of Hawk Springs, Wy.; Emma and Tessa Carter of Dayton, Oh.; and Kyle and Madison Ibasfalean of Bradenton, Fl. She also had six great-great-grandchildren:  Andrew Blackwell; Ethan Jablonski; and Ayden, Beaux, Parker and Owen Shimic.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 16, at Greenwood Cemetery with Dr. Bill Owens officiating.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations can be made to Ridgedale Baptist Church, Chattanooga, or to the Hematology Helping Hands Fund at Vanderbilt Medical Center, TVC 2665 2220 Pierce Ave., Nashville, Tn. 37232. 

A special thank you to Hospice of Chattanooga and a very special thank you to NHC of Chattanooga for the loving care that was given to Mrs. Carter.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15, at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.

 


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