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Doris Edwards Carter

July 15, 1927 ~ March 6, 2021 (age 93)


Doris Edwards Carter 

July 15, 1927 – March 6, 2021

Doris Edwards Carter, age 93, passed away Saturday, March 6, 2021. She was born in Belhaven on July 15, 1927 to Charles Henry Edwards and Mattie Lillian Wilkerson Edwards.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell S. Carter, Sr.; daughter Candice Carter Williams; brothers Carl Edwards, Ralph Edwards, Charles Edwards, Jr. and Edgar Lee Edwards; sisters Beatrice Quidley, Mattie Jones, Mary Lou MacArthur, and Irene Harrell Johnson; and parents Charles Henry Edwards and Mattie Lillian Wilkerson Edwards.

Survivors include her son Russell S. Carter, Jr. and several nephews and nieces.

Doris retired from Carolina Telephone and Telegraph. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Tarboro where she was active in their women’s missions.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church Tarboro Ramp Ministry or Kindred Hospice Care.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 11:00 am at Greenwood Cemetery.

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Graveside Service
March 10, 2021

11:00 AM
Greenwood Cemetery
1000 Howard Ave
Tarboro, NC 27886

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