|Birth: ||Aug. 10, 1910|
|Death: ||Jun. 9, 2006|
DANVILLE, Va. - Alice Lee Carter Astin, 95, of 517 Astin Lane, died Friday, June 9, 2006 at her residence. She had been in declining health for the past 10 years.
Born Aug. 10, 1910, in Pittsylvania County, she was the daughter of the late John Coleman Carter and the late Nellie Kate Williams Carter.
She lived her entire life in the Mount Cross community of Pittsylvania County. She was a homemaker, a devoted mother, husband, and grandmother.
She was a member of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, and a graduate of Whitmell Farm Life High School.
She was married to the late James Ernest Astin Sr. on Dec. 21, 1932.
She is survived by a daughter, Christine Shelton and her husband, Lillard Shelton of Danville; two sons, James E. Aston Jr. and his wife, Ann Astin of Danville and John Douglas Astin of Danville; three brothers, Woodrow Wilson Carter of South Boston, Harry Carter of Dallas, Texas, and Carlton C. Carter of Danville; two grandchildren, Ricky Kenneth Shelton of Danville and Dolly Ann Mayerchak of Davidson, N.C.; a step-granddaughter, Laura Mayerchak of Pilot Mountain, N.C., and two great-grandsons, Jacob Carter Shelton and Nathan Reid Shelton, both of Danville.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by six brothers, Stanley Carter, Spencer Carter, Ross Carter, Henry Carter, Warren Carter, and Charles Carter; and one sister, Gertrude Blair.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 12 at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mark Wimmer officiating. Interment will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel; at other times they will be at the residence, 517 Astin Lane.
Wrenn-Yeatts North Main Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Danville and Rockingham County on June 11, 2006
James Ernest Astin (1900 - 1985)
Danville Memorial Gardens
Created by: larry eanes
Record added: Jun 30, 2012
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