|Birth: ||May 10, 1954|
|Death: ||Nov. 18, 2008|
Elritha Jearlean Carter was born May 10, 1954 to the late Wallace (Tot) and Jearlean Howerton. She was a member of the junior choir and usher board at New Mine Creek Progressive Primitive Baptist Church and later joined New Covenant Jubilee Church, LaPlata, MD, under pastors Horace and Dr. Barbara Williams. She attended Halifax and Pittsylvania County Public schools. Elritha attained a license as a Certified Nursing Assistant and also earned a degree as a Computer Software Specialist from National College of Business and Technology in Danville, VA. She was manager/proprietor of Tot's Place and was active with the Southside Outreach Group - a non-profit organization providing housing opportunities for low-moderate income families. Left to cherish her memories are three daughters: Charlean Bennett (Tasheen); Crystal Cunningham (Corey) and Walnessa Carter; three sons, Acey, Thomas and Darry Carter; six granddaughters, four grandsons; four sisters, Barbara Williams (Horace); Lucinda Williams (Robert); Judy Howerton and Lenora Womack; six brothers, Wallace Jr., Darry, Calvin, Earl Lawrence and Steven; one aunt, one uncle and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by one sister, Ollie Miller.
Services: Mountain Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1079 Birch-Elmo Road, South Boston, VA. Interment: Church cemetery.
Mountain Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Barb Watkins
Record added: May 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70555789