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Ocie Marie Carter, age 82, passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017.
She was born April 18, 1935 the daughter of the late Odie and Elsie(Edwards) Atkinson.
On December 24, 1957 she was united in marriage to Wallace Carter, and they enjoyed 54 years of marriage.
To this marriage three children were bornVicki, Carolyn and Joe.
She was saved and baptized at age 13, and was a life-long member of Keen's Chapel United Methodist Church.
She loved the Lord and was a dedicated member to the church.
She took care of the card ministry for many years and attended as long as her health allowed.
She is survived by three childrenVicki McGinnis, Carolyn (Anthony) Coop and Joe (Linda) Carter; four grandchildrenVirginia McGinnis Jones, Kimberly (Jessie) Doss, Joshua Coop, and Sarah Coop; three great-grandchildrenIzabelle Jones, Jasper Jones and Baby Doss due in 2018.
She is also survived by three brothersBill (Lois) Atkinson, Harold (Linda) Atkinson, and Rev. Harvey (Christine) Atkinson; along with a host of family and friends who mourn her passing.
She was preceded in death by her husbandWallace Carter; one brother and his wifeKenneth and Bonnie Atkinson; two sistersJoyce and husband, Hearvie Peercy and Barbara Atkinson; one great-grandchildEmilia Doss.
Funeral services were held Friday, December 8, 2017 at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Ernest Mann officiating. Burial was in the Taylor's Grove Cemetery.
The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to: Keens Chapel Building Fund in memory of Marie.
Hicks-Vaughn Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Published on December 12, 2017
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