|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1883|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 1978|
May Carter, 95, Bedford Nursing Home, retired meatcutter and former co-owner-operator of a butcher shop at the site of the present Jay C Store here, died at 5:20 p.m. Friday, March 10, 1978, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. She had been ill for two years.
She was born February 4, 1883, in Washington County, the daughter of Henry and Alma B. Hall Jones. She married George Carter February 28, 1910 at Louisville, KY.
Together the Carters founded and operated the Carter Meat Market at the corner of Sixteenth and H Streets, ultimately selling it to Opal Casada in 1932. Mrs. Carter later worked in the meat department of the Jay C Store following the death of her husband in 1961.
She was a member of the Grace Methodist Church, the WSCS and the Loyalty Class of the church.
Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Claude (Eska) Bush of Salem; a brother, Raymond Jones of Franklin, OH and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Three sisters preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Rev. O. Terrell Thompson presiding. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Sunday until 7 p.m.
Obituary published March 11, 1978 in the Bedford Daily Times-Mail.
Green Hill Cemetery
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