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Altha M Townsley Carter
Birth: Feb. 23, 1915
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 1996
Coweta
Wagoner County
Oklahoma, USA

July 1996
Altha M. Carter age 81 of Coweta.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday
July 17 at 10 am at the Shahan Freewill
Baptist Church.
The Rev. Bill Walker will officiate the service with assistance from Rev. Junior Replogle.
Pallbearers will be Perry Peterson, Bob Peterson, Arnold Claxton, Bob Geneva, Errol Curlee and Johnnie Lofton.
Honorary pallbearers will be Lee Massey Sr., Jack Carter, Leroy Denton and Thurlow Schauffler.
Interment was in Shahan Cemetery under the direction of Wright Funeral Home.
Mrs. Carter was born Feb. 23 1915 in Muskogee County to J.H. and Sally (Sparks)Townsley. She was educated in the Coweta School system and graduated from Coweta High School in 1934.
On Nov. 30 1934 she and Charles Travis Carter were married in Coweta.
Mrs. Carter worked as a custodian for Security Bank until her retirement.
She spent most of her life as a homemaker and and enjoyed sewing, cooking, canning and gardening as hobbies.
A lifetime member of Shahan Church, she was very active in church and community services. She also served as overseer to the Shahan Cemetery for over 18 years.
She died Sunday July 14 at Coweta Manor Nursing Home.
Mrs. Carter is survied by her husband, Travis of Coweta, one son James of Coweta, one daughter Charlotte Lindsey of Coweta, one sister Violet Poplin of Broken Arrow, three grandsons, Wade of Hulbert, Sheldon Lindsey and Bryan Carter both of Coweta, one granddaughter Carol Lindsey of Lubbock TX., Three Great-Grandchildren and a host of nieces, nwphews and cousins.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Henry Townsley (1874 - 1946)
  Sarah Ruth Farmer Townsley (1881 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Travis Carter (1913 - 2015)*
 
 Children:
  James Bryan Carter (1938 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Everett Townsley (1896 - 1920)*
  James Verlain Townsley (1899 - 1940)*
  Pearl Townsley Bryan (1904 - 1987)*
  Henry Burl Townsley (1904 - 1932)*
  Ethel Townsley (1908 - 1909)*
  Altha M Townsley Carter (1915 - 1996)
  Lloyd L. Townsley (1917 - 1978)*
  Violet Townsley Poplin (1924 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Shahan Cemetery
Broken Arrow
Wagoner County
Oklahoma, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Fry
Record added: Nov 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16586944
Altha M <i>Townsley</i> Carter
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Altha M <i>Townsley</i> Carter
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