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Hettie Futch Carter passed away on Monday, December 24, 2102, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her two daughters, Joan Carter McGinnis (James) of Holly Ridge, NC and Doreen Carter Knowles (Richard) of Newport News, VA; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; a special niece Peggy Carter Moore (Vance); numerous nieces and nephews; brother-in-law Robert Hobbs (Freddie) of Bolivia, NC; sister -in-law Dil Hobbs of Mobile, Alabama and her beloved Lakeshore Commons family.

Hettie was born in the Harrison Creek Community in Pender County on May 25, 1914, one of twelve children and was the surviving sibling. She was the loving and devoted wife of Joseph Houston Carter, who predeceased her on February 15, 1990. She was a Charter Member of Westminster Presbyterian Church.

A funeral service will be held 2pm Friday December 28, 2012 at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel by Rev. David McDonald. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Friday, December 28, 2012 from 1pm until time of service at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Jill Finnegan, P.A. and the doctors and staff of New Hanover Regional Medical for their kind and compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in honor of Hettie Futch Carter to Barium Springs Children's Home, PO Box 1 Barium Springs, NC 28010 or to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 500 Kenwood Ave., Wilmington NC 28405.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com

Andrews Valley Chapel

Online condolences at StarNewsOnline.com

Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2012
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