|Birth: ||Apr. 23, 1875|
|Death: ||Jun. 26, 1968|
Zoia Amelia Porter was the daughter of Milledge Golfin Porter and Mary Ann Cornwall Porter. She married Hansford Franklin "Moss" Carter and they had five children,Elon, Lawson, Carroll, Cuba and Grace.
My Grandpa was a farmer and a carpenter. He built the county line school house that my Mother attended school in. He also built caskets for a large portion of the neighbors in his community. Grandma would pad them and line them with soft white or blue fabric.
Grandma was the most gentle spoken person that I have ever known. I never heard her say anything bad about anyone or say ugly words. My Grandfather I never knew. He died shortly after I was born. He had a stroke and was confined to a wheelchair the last ten years of his life and Grandma cared for him. I loved to hear her tell the story of him losing his pipe. She had searched everywhere for it and looked at him and said, "Well, Moss what is that in your mouth?"
In the picture of Grandma and my Uncle Carroll, baby Carroll is holding his Father's pocket knife. This was to bribe him to be good for picture taking. I have that pocket knife in my possession today.
Grandma would come to visit when I was very small. Of course, her eyes were not as good as when young. She loved to pick up pecans. She and I would go out to the pecan orchard and I would point my foot at the nuts and she would pick them up.
She lived to be very old and never had surgery of any kind. She fell at age 93 and broke her hip. She had surgery and quietly quit breathing the next day.
I miss her still. She is my definition of a lady.
Thank you to Lovana Braden D'Arpini for her love and kindess in sponsoring this memorial for my Grandma Zoia Carter.
Milledge Golfin Porter (1845 - 1910)
Mary Ann Cornwall Porter (1855 - 1937)
Hansford Franklin Carter (1870 - 1945)
Elon Carter Hiers Peterson (1898 - 1988)*
Lawson Allen Carter (1900 - 1940)*
Cuba Lucille Carter Wisenbaker (1908 - 2004)*
Grace Louise Carter Gressang (1909 - 1990)*
Maintained by: Delita
Originally Created by: JFJN
Record added: Apr 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35640605