Etheridge Lois Carter, age 103, was called home by the angels on February 18, 2020.
Lois was born March 23, 1916 in Baxley, Georgia to Thomas Henry Beecher and Mary Lily Harrison Beecher. She is preceded in death by her parents; ten siblings; husband, Rev. Cecil W. Carter; daughter, Jane Carter Touchton (Lloyd); two grandsons, J. Douglas Branch and J. Michael Howell. She will be remembered for her long, fruitful life, her love for family, church and God. Also for the many delicious meals she enjoyed cooking and serving others. Lois was a member of Faith Memorial Baptist Church and the Franklin Street Baptist Church.
She is survived by daughter, Joan Branch Touchton (Lloyd); three beloved granddaughters, Melody (Tim), Kathy (Joe), Karen (Bill); grandson Lloyd Touchton (Jeanne); nineteen great grandchildren, five great great-grandchildren and multiple nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10:00 am at Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home, 127 Blanding Boulevard, Orange Park, FL 32073 with services to follow at 11:00am.
Graveside services will follow at Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, 3785 Ten Mile Road, Baxley, GA at 3:00pm, under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.
The family thanks Lakeside Nursing Home and Community Hospice of Northeast Florida for the wonderful care they provided.