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Rhoda Lavada "Vada" Wilcox Carter
Birth: Jan. 7, 1899
Rockingham
Bacon County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 15, 1971
Portsmouth City
Virginia, USA

Lavada Carter, age 72, was called home to be with her Lord on Saturday evening, May 15th after suffering a stroke a couple of days before. She was the wife of the late Luther Carter and was born Rhoda Lavada Wilcox. She went by Lavada or "Vada". She was survived by son William Earl Carter and daughters Laverne Carter Oliver and Eleanor Carter Thomas. She was preceded in death by her first son Royce Vance Carter in 1936. She and Luther Carter were married October 24, 1920.

Born in Nichols, Georgia, she moved to Portsmouth, Virginia in 1939 with her husband and children. She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

Lavada was the daughter of James M. Wilcox and Lavinia Browning Wilcox. Her paternal grandparents were William Jasper Wilcox (1867-death unknown) and Rhoda Smith Wilcox. Both are supposedly buried at a Wilcox Family Cemetery in Jeff Davis or Bacon County, Georgia which to date is unconfirmed.

Lavada's family genealogy on her father's side dates back to Thomas Wilcox, Sr (1784-1848) who was her great grandfather. He moved from North Carolina and died in Georgia.

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 Parents:
  
James Monroe Wilcox (1867 - 1938)
  Lavina Browning Wilcox (1869 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Luther Carter (1898 - 1967)
 
 Children:
  Royce Vance Carter (1921 - 1936)*
  William Earl Carter (1924 - 2007)*
  Laverne Carter Oliver (1926 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mitchell Monroe Wilcox (1893 - 1940)*
  Margie Wilcox Barber (1895 - 1950)*
  Rhoda Lavada Wilcox Carter (1899 - 1971)
  Seward Radford Wilcox (1903 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Chesapeake
Chesapeake City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Chimes Tower, Sec. 3
GPS (lat/lon): 36.80228, -76.39211
 
Maintained by: Tim Oliver
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Nov 17, 2010
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