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Esther Elizabeth Carter Ashby
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1918
Chickasaw County
Mississippi, USA
Death: May 26, 2009
Tupelo
Lee County
Mississippi, USA

HOUSTON - Esther Elizabeth Carter Ashby, 90, died Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at NMMC in Tupelo. She was born in Chickasaw County to Morris Alma Carter and Mary Hugh Peden Carter on August 17, 1918. She was a self employed beautician for 34 years.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Friendship Presbyterian Church with Rev. Sandra Sisson officiating. Burial will be at Friendship Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home in Houston is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Anita Kate Ashby Banks (Mack) of West Point; three grandchildren, Sonya Anita Blaxton of Woodland, Esther Darlene Melton (Doug) of Williamsburg, Va., and Natalie Lynn Wheeler (Bill) of West Point; seven great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Pettit (Wesley), Ida Koren Vencent (Shane), Richard Casey Johnston II, Amy Nichol Stuart (Jarred), Amber Michelle Blaxton, Victoria Kate Wheeler and Alexander David Wheeler; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Morris Gatman Ashby Jr.; three brothers; one sister; and one great-grandson

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Marion, Larry Duke, Tommy Clements, Frankie Thomas, Russell Thomas, Kirkham Dendy, Bill Wheeler and Wesley Pettit

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Palmer Home, Friendship Presbyterian Church or donation of your choice 
 
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 Parents:
  Morris Almer Carter (1877 - 1960)
  Mary Hugh Peden Carter (1880 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Morris Gatman Ashby (1913 - 1972)
 
 Siblings:
  Katherine Carter Thomas (____ - 1989)*
  Edward Ashbury Carter (1912 - 1976)*
  Hugh Thomas Carter (1915 - 1997)*
  Esther Elizabeth Carter Ashby (1918 - 2009)
  Morris A Carter (1920 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Friendship Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Van Vleet
Chickasaw County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Barbara Wiley Hamby
Record added: Oct 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43112034
Esther Elizabeth <i>Carter</i> Ashby
Added by: Barbara Wiley Hamby
 
 
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 Added: Sep. 3, 2010
 
 
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