Catherine Courson Carter, age 72, of Baxley died Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Appling Healthcare System.
Mrs. Carter was born September 12, 1947 in Bacon County to the late William Monroe Courson and the late Laura Hardwick Courson. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church and served as President, Secretary and Treasurer of United Methodist Women. Mrs. Carter was employed at Altamaha Elementary School for 41 years and was a member of the Tar Tappers Square Dance Club for 35 years.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by a son, Arrillian Chadwick Carter and a sister, Linda Courson Fowler.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Lake Carter of Baxley; son, Bayne Carter of Baxley; granddaughter, Ema Knicole Carter of Baxley; sisters & brothers in law, Velma & Ronald Mumford, Janice & Billy Miles and Patricia Scarborough all of Baxley; brothers & sisters in law, William & Claudia Courson of Baxley and Wayne & JoNell Courson of Canton.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church with Rev. William R. Gardner & Rev. Mike Brown officiating. Mrs. Carter will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the Church.
Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Monroe Crosby, Joseph Switzer, Robby Courson, Shane Youmans, Anthony Pearce, Noah Gardner & John Garrett Giles.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the teachers & staff of Altamaha Elementary School.
Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Swain Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.
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