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Martha Elizabeth (Libby) Carter

November 9, 1926 — August 23, 2018

Mrs. Martha Elizabeth (Libby) Carter, age 91, of Cedartown, GA passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018.

She was born on November 9, 1926 a daughter of the late Lark and Dovie Dingler. Mrs. Carter was a longtime member of Pine Bower Baptist Church where she was known as, “Mrs. Libby”. She enjoyed teaching Sunday School for the Kindergarten and Nursery classes. In her spare time she enjoyed bowling, watching Atlanta Braves baseball and spoiling all of the grandchildren that called her ”Granny”. Mrs. Carter retired from Jockey International after serving for 30 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jimmie Carter; sisters, Ollie Floyd Gladden, Sara Gladden and Joy Garner; brother, Charles Dingler and son in law Dale Burkhalter.

Survivors include daughters: Peggy McGee (Scott) and Debbie Burkhalter; son, David Carter (Sheila); grandchildren: Karen Heath (Brian), Laura Corn (Larry Gosdin), Cassie Bohannon (Chris), Brian Carter (Amy), Corey Carter (Ana) and Michael McGee (Rachel); 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Lark A. Dingler, Jr. and sister, Ann Nichols. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM in the chapel of Smith & Miller Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Bates and Rev. Chuck Garner officiating. Interment will follow in Polk Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers will include: Brian Carter, Corey Carter, Michael McGee, Justin Dutton, Austin Alred, Tyler Gosdin and Andrew Clark

The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 2:00 PM until the service hour at the Smith & Miller Funeral Home.

The Smith & Miller Funeral Home of Cedartown is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Martha Elizabeth (Libby) Carter.

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