Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Mary Dove Pritchett Carter - Obituary

Obituary of Mary Dove Pritchett Carter

Murray County, Georgia

Extract from:
"The Daily Citizen," Dalton, Georgia: 19 March 2000, Vol. 37, No. 349, p.3A

Mary Dove CARTER (age 95)
Died: Saturday, 18 March 2000 in Chatsworth, Georgia

Preceded by:
Noah CARTER (husband)
Luther CARTER (son)
Winfrey CARTER (son)
Danny CARTER (son)

Survived by:
Rubye HOWARD (daughter)
Warren HOWARD (son-in-law)
both of Cleveland, Tennessee

Jerry CARTER of Chattanooga, Tennessee

Alta CARTER (daughter-in-law) of Chatsworth, Georgia


Stephen WRIGHT
Melanie CARTER
Jessica CARTER

Also, “nieces and nephews” [not listed]

Funeral services: Monday at 3 p.m., First Baptist Church, Chatsworth

Burial: Murray Memorial Gardens [It doesn’t specify, but this cemetery is located on Hwy. 76 in Chatsworth, Murray County, Georgia]

Funeral Home: Jones Funeral Home, Chatsworth

[End of extract]
[Note: it doesn’t specify, but Jerry is a daughter.]
[Extract by D.K. Pritchett, from a photocopy of the original newspaper article. Excellent legibility.]

Other facts about this individual from the files of Southern Muse (not mentioned in obituary):

Her full name was “Mary Lizzie Dove PRITCHETT, born 19 October 1904, daughter of Steve Thomas PRITCHETT (married Alice Saphronia MURRAY) of Hall’s Chapel, Murray County, Georgia. Some records do show "Elizabeth" as the middle name instead of Lizzie; if that's the correct form of the name, she never mentioned it to me. Dove married Noah Samuel CARTER on 16 April 1922 in Murray County, Georgia. They are buried at Murray Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia (Find A Grave Memorials:  25235766 and 25235705.

Two of her sons, Charles Winfrey CARTER and Danny Frank CARTER are buried at Summerour Methodist Church cemetery (the new section across from what is now Amazing Grace Baptist Church) at Crandall, Murray County, Georgia. Find A Grave Memorials: 60993371 and 60993365.

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