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Joyce Carter


1936 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Joyce Carter Obituary
Joyce Faye Carter, 78, passed away at her home Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home. Pastor Dennis Erwin will officiate. Interment: Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home. Joyce was born Feb. 7, 1936, to Elmer and Ruby Lane Garrison in Blooming Grove. She grew up in Ennis. On Feb. 14, 1953, she married Kenneth Wade Carter, and they made their home in Arlington. She was a member of Retta Baptist Church in Rendon and was a proud member of the North Texas Western Swing Music Society of the Southwest and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed Texas western swing music, crossword puzzles, traveling and spending time with her friends and family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Ruby Garrison; brothers, Robert Lane Garrison and Carl Dean Garrison; and sisters, Elmerene Hinkle, Dorothy Arlea Spicer and Lonita Nell Morehead. Survivors: Husband, Kenneth Carter; son and daughter-in-law, Monte and Susan Carter; son, Randy Carter; daughter and son-in-law, Lori Carter-Tracy and Scott Tracy; grandchildren, Monica Carter Sudbury and John Sudbury, Adam and Melissa Carter, Rachel Tracy and Caitlin Tracy; great-grandchildren, John Carter Sudbury, Lane Garrison Sudbury and Dylan Duvall Carter; sister, Ernestine Duke; mother-in-law, Ruthie Carter Wilhite; and numerous nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Published in Star-Telegram on Aug. 26, 2014
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