Leacher M. Carter, age 81, of New Castle, passed away Friday,
October 20, 2017 at Heritage House in New Castle. She was born July 4, 1936 in Monticello, Ky. a daughter of the late Herbie and Ethel (Owens) Upchurch.
She retired from the Henry County Assessors office after 22 years of service.
She was co-owner of All-4-Kids shop in New Castle.
She was a member of Memorial Wesleyan Church and was previously a member of Spiceland Church of the Nazarene for 40 years.
She enjoyed cooking, having company, serving and entertaining. She was a natural care-giver to her husband, children and grandchildren.
She is survived by four childrenKaren S. (Jack) Bimber of New
Castle, Gary W. (Karen) Carter of Kissimmee, Fla., Janice E. Lovell of Nashville, Tenn., and Don B. Carter of New Castle; five
grandchildrenDaniel and Travis Carter of Kissimmee, Fla., Hannah
(Quinn) Dilley, serving in the U.S. Army in Vilseck, Germany, Allison Bimber of McLean, Va., and Chase Lovell of Nashville, Tenn.; and siblingsPauline Ziglar of Ormand Beach, Fla., Margie (Jerry) Davis of Harrison, Ohio, Clyde (Sherry) Upchurch of Monticello, Ky., Lena Stockett (Doug Carlisle) of Springfield, Tenn., Keith (Margaret) Upchurch of Cross Plains, Ind., Curtis (Brenda) Upchurch of Cannan, Ind., Gale (Brenda) Upchurch of Monticello, Ky., Larry Upchurch of Monticello, Ky.; sister-in-lawRuth Upchurch of Monticello, Ky.; and several beloved nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husbandRussell Carter; grandsonJoseph Russell Bimber; son-in-lawChuck Lovell; and brotherKay Upchurch.
A celebration of life service will be at held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Paul Kirk and Rev. Jack Bimber officiating. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery, West Lawn Addition.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Joseph Bimber Scholarship Fund, c/o Henry County Community Foundation, PO Box 6006, New Castle, IN 47362. Condolences and memories of Leacher may be shared at www.hinsey-brown.com
Hinsey-Brown Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on October 24, 2017