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Jean W. CarterAugust 17, 1925 ~ April 5, 2017 (age 91)
Jean W. Carter
Jean Carter passed away at her home Tuesday morning, April 5, 2017. She was born Mamie Jean Williams on August 17, 1925 in the Hopewell Community, Chambers County, Alabama, the youngest child of Thomas Jackson Williams and Lillie Bell Prophett Williams. Her family moved to Bluffton, Georgia the next year where she grew up with her brothers Amos, Carl, Andrew, Rufus, Marvin, Ellis, Dal, Charlie and Thomas and her sister Mary Kate. She graduated from Bluffton High School and soon afterwards went to work in Atlanta for Western Electric. On September 5, 1953, she married Carroll Lindon Carter at Grace Methodist in Atlanta. Since that time she has been a resident of Macon.
Jean enjoyed giving her time and talents to her family, to her children’s activities, and to Riverside United Methodist Church. She loved her wonderful neighbors and church friends as well as her large extended family.
Jean is survived by her three daughters and nine grandchildren. Daughters are Susan (Terry) Blackwell of Moncks Corner, South Carolina and their children Molly, Thomas (wife Jennifer) and Carter; also Nancy (Rusty) Mitchell and their children Duncan and Carter of Macon; also Cathy (Todd) Blonshine of Cary, North Carolina and their children Anna (husband Josh VandenEnde), Mary (husband Taylor Boone), William (fiancée Julia) and Elliot (wife Kristy).
Graveside services will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Hopewell UMC Cemetery at 4:00 PM. Memorials may be made to Riverside United Methodist Church, 735 Pierce Avenue, Macon, GA 31204 or to The Methodist Home, 304 Pierce Avenue, Macon, GA 31204.
Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.