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 Bessie R. <I>Farmer</I> Carter

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Bessie R. Farmer Carter

  • Birth 1 Jul 1897 Rockwood, Roane County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 24 May 1982 Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 23067624

Her obituary from the June 2, 1982 Brownsburg Guide:

A former Pittsboro resident, Bessie R. Carter, 84, died Monday afternoon, May 24 at Golden Manor Health Care Center, Brownsburg, where she resided seven years. A Rockwood, Tennessee native, she was born July 1, 1897 to Alexander and Mary Farmer. In January, 1914, she was married to Ernest L. Carter at Rockwood. He died September 12, 1965. Mrs. Carter was a member of the Church of Christ, Brownsburg. Survivors include six children, Bill Carter, Harlan, Kentucky, Fred Carter, Paris, Tennessee, Carl Carter, Camby, Freeman Carter, Pittsboro, Gladys Kidd, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Lois Carlton, Indianapolis; 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Two sons, James Clay and Charles Lester Carter, and a daughter, Dorothy Marie, are deceased. Rev. Kenneth Cooper officiated at the services Thursday morning, May 27 at the David A. Hall Mortuary, Pittsboro, and interment was in the Brownsburg Cemetery, Inc.

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  • Created by: J.Sullivan
  • Added: 24 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23067624
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie R. Farmer Carter (1 Jul 1897–24 May 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23067624, citing Brownsburg Cemetery, Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by J.Sullivan (contributor 46827102) .