|Birth: ||Oct. 15, 1907|
|Death: ||May 30, 2002|
CLARENDON - Clara Mae Carter, 94, died Thursday, May 30, 2002, in Pampa.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in First Baptist Church in Clarendon with the Rev. Truman Ledbetter, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Citizens Cemetery by Robertson Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Carter was born Oct. 15, 1907, in DeLeon. She married Amul Cyrus Carter on July 24, 1927, in Camey, Ark. She came from Arkansas to Lelia Lake in 1928, then moved to Clarendon in 1945.
She had worked at Dixie Cafe, Jake's Steak Out and Mrs. Bromley's Restaurant in Clarendon. While employed at Mrs. Bromley's, she was written up in Texas Monthly Magazine as "The Fastest Waitress in the West."
Later she was the cook for Clarendon Chamber of Commerce. She joined First Baptist Church in Lelia Lake in 1932 and later became a member of First Baptist Church in Clarendon.
She was preceded in death by her husband on July 17, 1970; a sister, Laverne Howard; a brother, Guy Daniell; and a grandson, Adam N. Carter on April 29, 2002.
Survivors include three sons, Garth Carter of Clarendon, Jimmy Carter of Amarillo and Neel Carter of Miami; two sisters, Mary L. Carter of Sherman and Mavis Loe of Jefferson; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Amarillo Globe-News, June 1, 2002
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