Miles-Nobles Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Evelyn Carter, age 82, who passed away Monday, August 26, 2013 at Memorial Health after a brief illness.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Appling County, a retired seamstress and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Vinnie Barber Harden; one sister, Velma Bullard; two brothers, Elmer and Allen Harden and a son-in-law, Wallace "Ball" Thomas.
Surviving is her husband of sixty-nine years, P.C. Carter of Baxley; two daughters, Eldora Thomas of Bloomingdale and Annette and husband Robert Hamlin of Baxley; three sons, J.L. and wife Vonda Carter, Mickey and wife Connie Carter and Scott and wife Cindy Carter all of Baxley; fourteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; four brothers, Reverend Wilford and wife Dottie Harden of Glennville, Bill Harden of Brunswick, Johnny and wife Donnie Mae Harden of Baxley and W.H. and wife Jeanette Harden of North Carolina; one sister-in-law, Lois Harden of Jacksonville, FL and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 11 a.m. from the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Reverend Bobby Brinkley and the Reverend William Gardner officiating.
Interment will follow in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the Adult Sunday School Class of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and Peggy Griffin.
Family and friends may sign the on-line registry at www.demfuneralhome.com.
Miles-Nobles Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Evelyn Carter.