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Letha Carter

Letha Carter age 81 of Strunk, Kentucky, widow of Lawrence Edward Carter, passed from this life on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center.

She was born November 1, 1936 in Strunk, Kentucky to the late Clarence and Mable (Ramsey) Strunk. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Carter, a daughter-in-law, Penny Carter, brothers and sisters, Luster L. Strunk, Cleamon Strunk, Edith Stephens, Eva Strunk, and Denton Stephens.

Surviving family include her son, Bruce Carter and wife, Tammy, of Corbin, Kentucky; a daughter, MaryRose Crabtree and husband, Terry, of Strunk, Kentucky; grandchildren, Danyel Kiser and husband, James, Andy Carter and wife, Christy, Autumn Watters and husband, Anthony, and Jessica Hicks and husband, Brian; great-grandchildren, Cyndol Kiser, Andriana Carter, Celya Kiser, Abigail Watters, Madilynn Carter, Zachariah Watters, and Paisley Carter; a brother-in-law, Jack Carter and wife, June, of Oneida, Tennesee; a sister-in-law, Charline Strunk of Somerset, Kentucky; and numerous nieces and nephews that Letha loved as her own.

Letha was a deacon’s wife and longtime member of the Silerville United Baptist Church. In past time she had worked as a secretary for the Pine Knot Elementary School, later retiring from outside work to continue her home duties as a homemaker. She enjoyed being outside and doing activities such as camping, fishing, traveling, and gardening. Letha also enjoyed attended Bluegrass festivals, but above all things, she loved to spend time with her family and care for her grandbabies.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 11:00 at the Silerville United Baptist Church with Bro. Harold Rollins, Bro. Anthony Watters, and Bro. Willis Troxell officiating. Burial is to follow in the Jones Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday after 6:00 pm at the Pine Knot Funeral Home.

Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. 

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Prayers for her family and friends she was my great aunt I wish I got to meet her. God Bless you all

Tonya Braden Feb 22 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Letha Carter

Tonya Braden Feb 22 2018 12:00 AM

Mary Rose, I am so sorry for your loss. It nevers matters how long we have our mom, it is never long enough. Praying for you and your family.

Annette Trammell Hughes Feb 19 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Letha Carter

Murton and Phyllis Wilson Feb 19 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Letha Carter

Wendy Feb 17 2018 12:00 AM

A GARDEN PATH was ordered on February 16, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Feb 16 2018 12:00 AM

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