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Betty Werlein Carter
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1910
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 2000
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

Betty Werlein Carter was born on Tuesday, July 19, 1910 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was a well-born New Orleanian, and with her husband Hodding, who she married on October 14, 1931, led a scrappy newspaper in the Mississippi Delta to national prominence in the fight for civil rights. She died Thursday, March 2, 2000 at her home of complications of pulmonary hypertension. She was 89. After her husband died in 1972, she continued as president of the paper until its sale in 1980. She was born into the New Orleans family that founded Werlein's for Music. In addition to her sons: Spokesman and TV personality Hodding Carter III and New Orleans developer Philip Carter, she is survived by a sister; Lorraine Werlein Moore of Kiln, MS; six grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. A third son, Thomas Carter, died in 1964. 
 
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 Parents:
  Philip Werlein (1878 - 1917)
  Elizabeth Marie Thomas Werlein (1883 - 1946)
 
 Spouse:
  Hodding Carter (1907 - 1972)
 
 Siblings:
  Betty Werlein Carter (1910 - 2000)
  Elizabeth Lorraine Werlein Hewlett Moore (1912 - 2006)*
  Phillip Werlein (1915 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenville Cemetery
Greenville
Washington County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Cristen Maxwell
Record added: Nov 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5090071
Betty Werlein Carter
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Betty Werlein Carter
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- Old Coot
 Added: Apr. 28, 2014
Aunt Betty-Sorry this is a little late, but I just wanted to send you all my love as I belatedly remember the day you were taken from this earth six years ago.
With love from your
godchild,
Cristen
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- Cristen Maxwell
 Added: Mar. 7, 2006
Aunt Betty-Just sending you this note to wish you a Happy Belated 95th Birthday in Heaven!! I love and miss you very much!!

Love,
Cristen
- Cristen
 Added: Jul. 25, 2005
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