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CARTER, Gertie Ellen: Died 1978


Posted By: Volunteer: Sherri
Date: 11/28/2021 at 03:53:35

Fairfield Ledger (IA)
Tuesday, March 28, 1978

Mrs. Carter Last Rites

Funeral services for Gertie Ellen Carter, 94, 504 N. Court, will be Thursday, 11 a.m., at Behner Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne L. Bartruff officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Carter died Monday, 10:45 a.m., at Parkview Care Center. She had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill the past week.

Mrs. Carter was born Oct. 9, 1883 at Rome, the daughter of Milton and Willa Ann Bates Graham. On Oct. 9, 1906 she married Charles O. Carter at Ottumwa. he died June 12, 1963.

She had lived in Fairfield community more than 90 years and was a member of First United Methodist Church, Rebekah Loge 96 and Royal Neighbors.

Suviving are one son, Leland of Littleton, Colo.; four daughters, Gayle Eland of Winfield, Helen Clarke of Council Bluffs, Oral Hall and Ruth Sellars, both of Fairfield and 11 grandchildren. One son, one grandson, three sisters and four brothers preceded her in death.

(Transcribed for genealogical purposes only. I am of no relation.)


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