Mrs. Joan Carter

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Funeral service for Mrs. Joan Carter, 77, will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Leatherwood Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Owens and Bro. Brae McCormick officiating. Burial will follow at Forestlawn Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5-8 Monday evening at the church. Mrs. Carter passed away peacefully at home on Friday, surrounded by her loved ones. She is preceded in death by her father and mother, A.N. Skinner and Lillar Skinner; brothers, Arthur Skinner, Don Skinner and Van Skinner; infant daughters, Rebecca Ann Carter and Lisa Kay Carter, and great-grand daughter, Alexa Rae Foster. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, John W. (Billy) Carter; son, John W. Carter Jr. (Glenda Faye); daughter, Karen C. Barnett (Bruce); five grand-children, Trey Carter, Jeromy Carter (Amber), Tessa C. List (Wesley), Steven Barnett, Rachel Barnett (Andrew Foster); six great-grand dhildren, Jaxon Carter, Heidi Carter, Hanna Carter, Karlie Carter, Grayson List, Owen Foster; several nieces and nephews, and Kara Carter; sisters, Mary Honeycutt Morgan (Jay) and Shela Skinner (Richard Griffey); brothers, Ray Skinner (Mary) and Paul Skinner. She was a very beloved member of Leatherwood Baptist Church and Rebekah/Dorcas SS class. She was a member of the second graduating class of Walter Welborn High School and retired from Anniston Army Depot. She loved her church and serving at the Baptist Service Center from which she received the "SERVANTS HEART AWARD." She loved to travel and she loved her grand-children and great-grandchildren who all called her "Grandmama". A special thanks to The Anniston Rescue Squad, Oxford EMS, Dr. John Spooner, other doctors and nurses of NICU at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. and Alacare Hospice for all the awesome service provided to Joan. onlinecondolences at
Published in The Anniston Star on Jan. 21, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave | Anniston, AL 362014651 | (256) 236-3441
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