Miles-Nobles Funeral Home announces the funeral services of Mrs. Ora Lee Carter, age 97, who passed away Friday, September 27, 2013 at Appling Healthcare Systems after a brief illness. She was a native and lifelong resident of Appling County; a retired cafeteria worker with the Appling County Board of Education and a member of Spring Branch Baptist Church.
Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her husband, Estell Carter.
Surviving is her three children, Cherry Morris of Baxley, Danny and Vickie Carter of Baxley and Randy and Cathy Carter of Lake City, FL; seven grandchildren, Donna Previto, Mandy Kaari, Brian Carter, Alex Carter, Beth McPherson, Ariel Carter and Patrick Carter; eight great-grandchildren and other family also survive.
Visitation will be held Sunday, September 29, 2013 from 4 until 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held Monday, September 30, 2013 at 2 p.m. from the Spring Branch Baptist Church with the Reverend Brian Gill and Reverend Robert Wigley officiating.
Mrs. Carter will lie in state one hour prior to the services on Monday.
Interment will follow in the Carter Cemetery.
Active Pallbearers will be Donald Carter, Tendel Carter, David Reynolds,Vann Carter,Randy Livingston and Spencer Carter.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the staff of Altamaha Home Health Care, The Pavilion staff, the staff of Candler Source of Baxley, Betty Griffin and the Spring Branch Baptist Church Senior Ladies Sunday School Class.
Memorial contributions may be made to B.A.B.E.S., c/o Nicole Lee, 755 S. Main St., Baxley, GA 31513 or the American Heart Association at www.heart.org.
Family and friends may sign the on-line registry at www.demfuneralhome.com.
The family will be gathering at the home of Mrs. Cherry Carter at 586 Corey Street in the Oakridge Sub-division.
Miles-Nobles Funeral Home will be handling the funeral arrangements of Mrs. Ora Lee Carter.