OBITUARY

Nancie P Carter

March 14, 1928January 27, 2019

Nancie Lee Pratt Carter, 90, of Martinsville passed away on January 27, 2019. She was born March 14, 1928 to Robert Lee “Coy” Pratt and Rosa Grogan Pratt. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son; John Thomas Carter.

Mrs. Carter is survived by her husband, Thomas Glenn Carter; son, Robert Pratt Carter and wife Donna; daughter, Glenda Lee Carter Massey and husband Kevin; daughter-in-law, Cathy Carter; sister; Frances Sue Pratt Walker; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at Broad Street Christian Church with Pastor Mark Parkinson officiating. The visitation will be on hour prior to the service from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Interment will be in Roselawn Burial Park.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 30, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, January 30, 2019
  • Interment Wednesday, January 30, 2019
REMEMBERING

Nancie P Carter

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Susan Reeves

February 1, 2019

Dear Tommy, Bobby, Glenda, Cathy, and family, My heart goes out to all of you in your loss of Nancie. She was such an amazing person and I knew her all of my life. She was such a good friend to Mom and to our family. Even in their older years, Mom and Nancie would enjoy each other’s company so much. When Mom was in rehab at Kings Grant in 2016, we searched all over looking for Nancie. When we found her, they had a happy conversation. They had been friends since the late 1940’s! May God bless you and comfort you and give you peace. Love, Susan Reeves

Glenda Massey

January 29, 2019

My Mom Rocked! Below is a post I wrote in 2016. Still holds true today!

My mom taught me all the social skills I needed for life. She clothed me, fed me and raised me to behave. I have to admit the behave part may not have been engraved too deep! She taught me how to set a perfect table, throw a family gathering and how to put up with spoiled men. She taught me how to be independent and to persevere through challenges. She taught me to love the arts. She taught me that you can run a business and a home. She taught me how to sit and sing in the choir loft at church without crossing my legs. Mom made Christmas Eve, Christmas, Easter, and Thanksgiving a marvelous, special day. My mom switched me down the driveway if I didn't come home for dinner when she called me. If she had to call the Campell's house to get me, it was a switching with the yellow bell tree limb and a room confinement. My mom made duck costumes, Revolutionary War costumes, Polish dance costumes, Halloween costumes, musical costumes and prom dresses. My mom wasn't a good hugger but I know she loved and loves me. Funny how now we share a disease, I understand her so much more now than then. If all my students had a mom like mine, teachers would line up to teach. I hope I am teaching my kids the same. Not to be forgotten, she taught me compassion.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY