Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Obituary of Jeanette Riley Carter (1919-2007)

Jeanette Riley Carter

May 23, 2007 - 01:44:58 am CDT

Providence, NC - Jeanette Riley Carter, 87, of 1123 Shady Grove Road, Providence, NC died unexpectedly at her residence of Thursday, May 17, 2007.

She was born on July 5, 1919, in Raleigh, NC, a daughter of John Riley and Cornelia Mercer Riley.

On September 4, 1948 she married John T. "Jake" Carter, Jr., of the home, who survives.

She had formerly worked for Dan River, Inc., Security Bank and as a substitute teacher for the Danville Public School System. She was a member of Mount Vernon United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Browder Sunday School Class and the United Methodist Women.

In addition to her husband, Jake, she is survived by a daughter, Jan C. Lester and her husband, Howard of Danville; two grandsons, Ward B. Lester of Martinsville, VA and John C. Lester of Danville.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by three sisters, Thelma Riley, Ruby Riley and Alma Riley.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, May 19, 2007 at Shady Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Reverend David Palmer officiating.

Townes Funeral Home, 215 West Main Street is in charge of arrangements and the family will receive friends at the residence, 1123 Shady Grove Road.

The family suggests that memorials may be sent to Mount Vernon United Methodist Church or Shady Grove United Methodist Church.

Source: The Caswell Messenger, 23 May 2007.

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