Dorothy Francis Poynter Carter

  • Birth 18 May 1929 Park City, Barren County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 15 Mar 2011 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 80964368

Franklin Daily Journal 17 Mar 2011
Dorothy Francis (Poynter) Carter

Dorothy Francis (Poynter) Carter, 81, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at Rosegate in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Indianapolis.

She was born May 18, 1929, in Park City, Ky., to the late Walter L. and Virginia (Chrism) Poynter. She married Carl William Carter; he preceded her in passing.

Survivors include a daughter, Pamela (Bob) Strodtman of Indianapolis; a son, Mike (Beth) Carter of Allen, Texas; and four grandchildren, Daniel Joseph Smith, Lisa Michele Hillman, Ashley Carter and Emily Carter.

She also was preceded in passing by her parents; and a brother, Walter "Leon" Carter.

Dorothy attended Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis.

Dorothy was employed by St. Francis Health and Hospital in Indianapolis as a unit secretary, retiring after 25 years of service.

A service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 N. Morton St. (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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