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Martha Jane Mathena Holmes Carter
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1945
Tell City
Perry County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 2004
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA

DERBY - Martha J. Holmes Carter, 59, died at 10:10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, 2004, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

She was born Oct. 26, 1945, the daughter of the late James and Madie "Snowball" Sandage Mathena. She was preceded in death by her first husband, James A. Holmes Sr., three sisters, Mildred Coon, Betty Jo Hobbs and Nancy L. Miles, a brother, Neil Mathena, a daughter, Leanne Holmes in infancy, and a son, William Holmes, in infancy. She worked at Lincoln Hills Development Corp. in Tell City for almost 30 years and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, hunting mushrooms, fishing and flower gardening.

Surviving are her husband of 10 years, Edgar Lee "Sonny" Carter; a niece/daughter, Holly James of Rome; two sons, James A. Holmes Jr. of Tell City and Todd Holmes of Evansville; a sister, Helen Boling of Hawesville, Ky.; a brother, Doug Mathena of Rome and nine grandchildren, Alexandra, Madeline, Marlene and Riley Holmes, Whitney and Ramsey Wright and Ariel, Justice and John James Jr.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Huber Funeral Home in Tell City with burial in Badger Cemetery at Derby. The Rev. Lee Brown will officiate.
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  Edgar Lee Carter (1947 - 2008)
Badger Cemetery
Perry County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Donna
Record added: Dec 21, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10162817
Martha Jane <i>Mathena Holmes</i> Carter
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Martha Jane <i>Mathena Holmes</i> Carter
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 Added: Dec. 27, 2004

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