|Birth: ||Jul. 25, 1917|
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 2011|
CARTER, Beatrice "Big Mama," 94, retired domestic technician, died Nov. 12. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Porter, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.
On July 25, 1917, in Tullahassee, Oklahoma, the sun shined brightly for James and Dora Hyche, as a beautiful, baby girl that was named Beatrice Hyche was brought into this world. She was the 4th of 8 children born from this union.
She lived her early years in Tullahassee and Porter, Oklahoma. Beatrice attended school in Wagoner County and accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at a very early age. She joined the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and remained a member there until her health would no longer allow.
Beatrice met and later married Ezell Carter in 1934 and 4 children were born from this union; Benjamin Carter, Versa Lee Gray, Lucille Palmer and Jimmy Earl Carter. She also raised 4 grandchildren; Larry Miller, Terry Townsell, Ronnie Singleton and Patricia Walker.
Mrs. Carter spent most of her life providing for her family from Domestic work and loved playing Dominoes with her friends and family. She enjoyed helping people by giving them rides to Doctor Appointments, grocery stores and any other places that they may need to go. She was affectionately referred to as "Big Mama" by all of her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren..
On November 12, 2011, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, the sun set beautifully on the life of Beatrice Carter, after 94 blessed years of time with us. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Dora Hyche; her husband, Ezell Carter; her son, Benjamin Carter, her daughter, Lucille Palmer, her grandson, Larry Miller, 6 brothers and 2 sisters.
Those left to celebrate her homegoing; her son, Jimmy Earl Carter, Kansas City, Missouri, her daughter, Versa Lee Gray, Muskogee, Oklahoma; her grandchildren, Terry Townsell, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Ronnie and Connie Singleton, Phoenix, Arizona, Howard McBride, San Diego, California, Patricia and Quincy Walker, and Joyce and Chauncy Lowe, Muskogee,Oklahoma Willie and Lonnie Gray, Dallas, Texas, Jacqueline and Calvin Mack, Pamela and Bruce Rucker, Jessie Trimble, Leonard Trimble, and Marcus Triumble, all of Muskogee, Oklahoma; a special Sister-in-law, Darthula Carter, Porter, Oklahoma; 26 great-grandchildren; 38 great-great-grandchildren; and a caravan of other relatives and friends.
The Hour of Tribute will commence on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 2:00 PM in the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church of Porter. Reverend Larnie Murphy is the gracious host Pastor and Reverend George A. Palmer, Officiating.
Burial will follow in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery at Tullahassee. You may visit "Big Mama" as she slumbers in sweet repose at the funeral home on Friday between the hours of 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM.
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Created by: OkieBran
Record added: Nov 16, 2011
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