Aug. 1, 1910 Mount Pleasant Titus County Texas, USA
Dec. 28, 1992 Iowa Park Wichita County Texas, USA
Myrtle Marie Grubaugh was born in 1910 in Mount Pleasant, TX to Charles W. Grubaugh and Elizabeth Mae "Lizzie" Copeland. She was the 2nd of the 2 children born to this couple. Myrtle Marie married William Bolen Carter on 1 Aug 1925 (her 15th birthday). They celebrated 63 years of marriage until he died in 1988. They had 8 children - Patsy Ruth Carter, Billy Joe Carter, Bobby Glen Carter, Carolyn Jean Carter, Jerry Lynn Carter, Marcus Leroy Carter, Sandra Sue Carter, and Becky Dian Carter.
Here is Myrtle Marie's obituary: Times Record News, Wichita Falls, TX 30 Dec 1992 (page 4A) Carter, Iowa Park Iowa Park - Myrtle Marie Carter, 82, died Monday in an Iowa Park nursing home. Services will be at 10 am Thursday at Dutton Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Hensley, pastor of First Assembly og God, officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park in Wichita Falls. Mrs. Carter was born Aug. 1, 1910, in Mount Pleasant, Texas. She was a homemaker. She had lived in Iowa Park since 1964, moving from Wichita Falls. She was a member of Jefferson Street Baptist Church of Wichita Falls. She and Bill Carter were married Aug. 1, 1925 in Wichita Falls. He died Nov. 18, 1988. Her daughter, Becky Ablia, died Oct. 8, 1985. Survivors include three daughters; Patsy Howell and Sue Kiser, both of Wichita Falls, and Carolyn Black of Clinton, IL; four sons, Billy Joe, Bobby and Mark, all of Iowa Park, and Jerry of Nocona, Texas; 24 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. The family will be at the funeral home from 7 pm to 9 pm Wednesday.