ELKIN — Mrs. Dorothy Hamby Carter, 90, of Elkin, passed away on Thursday evening, Feb. 6, 2014. She was born in Surry County on Oct. 18, 1923, to the late Ephraim Ottis Hamby and the late Essie LouAnnie Holyfield Hamby. Dorothy was retired from Western Electric. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Stewart Hinson Carter; a granddaughter, Pamela Beaty; a sister, Lily Hamby; and a brother, Fred Hamby. Surviving are her daughter, Gwen Carter Washburn of Elkin; son, Kenneth Stewart Carter of the home; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; brother, Ralph Hamby of Boonville, brother-in-law, Bennie and Irene Carter of Boones Farm, Va. Mrs. Carter's burial will be held Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Union Cross Baptist Church Cemetery. Moody-Davis Funeral Home in Dobson is serving the Carter Family. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.