The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, August 9, 2001
Edward E. Carter, 77, Spiceland, relatives in Shelby County, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2001,  New Castle.
Born March 15, 1924, in Greensburg, s/o  Earl and Dora Hester (Walls) Carter.  Foster parents were  Edna  and  Clata Delinger.  Married  Norma C. “Katie” Bailey, a former Morristown resident.  She survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Bill Carter  of Spiceland and  Steve Carter  of New Castle; one daughter, Mrs. Michael (Karen Jane) Smith  of Spiceland; two daughters-in-law, Rosemary Carter  of Spiceland and  Brenda Carter  of New Castle; one brother, Robert Carter  of Rushville; one sister, Mrs. Charles (Martha) Scott  of Castleberry*, Fla.; one sister-in-law, Betty Carter  of Rushville; 10 grandchildren, Tim Carter, Mrs. Victor (Tamara) Neal, Mrs. Scott (Tracy) Spurgin, Kenny Carter, Steven Carter Jr., Nicholas J. Carter, Chad Smith, Mrs. Donnie (Kristen) Lacy, Dustin Smith and Derek Smith; four granddaughters-in-law, Margie Carter, Dawn Carter, Heather Carter and Angel Smith; 11 great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one son, Thomas E. Carter; one brother, Russell Carter; three sisters, Marie Love, Dorothy Farr  and  Lois Swain; two half brothers, Albert Carter  and  Herchel Carter; seven sisters, Alva Carter, Clona McCullough, Catherine Brummett, Louise Meador, Viola Feebac, Lillie Shockie and Cora Day.
U.S. Army veteran of World War II.  Employed at Farm Bureau in Arlington, Western Electric, International Harvester and retired from Chrysler Corporation in 1979 after 26 years of service.
Attended Spiceland Church of the Nazarene.  Member of Knightstown American Legion and a former member of Raintree Wood Carvers Association.
Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, 3406 S. Memorial Drive in New Castle with the Revs. Jack Bimber, Allen Southerland and Gene Bennett officiating.
Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery in Morristown.
Memorial contributions Spiceland Church of the Nazarene Building Fund in care Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, 3406 S. Memorial Drive, New Castle, IN 47362.
* Correct spelling is Casselberry, FL, named for John Casselberry - JK
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

A  Shelby  County  Newspaper
(no date; circa 1924)
Mrs. Dortha Carter Passed Away
at Home of Daughter Mrs. Roy Hysom.
          Mrs. Dortha Carter, seventy-three years old, widow of  Joseph Carter  died at 6 o'clock this morning at the home of her daughter  Mrs. Roy Hysom, in Morristown after an illness of three weeks, due to hardening of the arteries.  Her condition had been critical during the past several days and although her death was not entirely unexpected the announcement was received this morning with deepest sorrow by her many friends in the community.
          Funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning at the late home, with the Rev. Oscar Lydy, officiating. Burial will be in the Blue River Chapel cemetery in charge of Carmony Bros., funeral directors.
          Mrs. Carter was a daughter of the late  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wicker, and had spent her entire lifetime in Shelby county.  For many years, she had been a devoted member of the Blue River Chapel.  Besides the daughter she is survived by one sister,  Mrs. John Nigh  of Greenfield, two brothers,  Thomas Wicker, of this city and  George Wicker, north of Morristown and three grandchildren.  Two daughters,  Maude  and  Gertie and a son, Walter, preceded her in death.
Submitted by Anne Ruby

Indiana  State  Journal
March 1, 1899
Page 7
John Carter
MORRISTOWN, Ind., Feb. 27.--  John Carter, who has for many years been the  leading  stock dealer of this locality, died this morning from heart disease, aged sixty- seven.  He was long prominent in democratic political circles.
Submitted anonymously

The  Shelby  Democrat
October 8, 1891
Page 3
          Pearly,  five-year-old daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Carter  died at their home in Bengal at 1 a.m., Sept. 29.  Interment in St. George cemetery at 1 p.m., Sept. 28.  Hageman & Pile, funeral directors.
Contributed by Susan Kelley

The  Indianapolis  News
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
August 4, 1884
Page 2   Column 6
[Summary]  CARTER, Lincoln (colored) (of Shelbyville) / Accidental death> Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Republican.
Monday, July 21, 1884.
                The funeral of Lincoln Carter, the colored lad who was drowned last week, took place on Saturday afternoon at 5 o’clock and was largely attended.  A contribution of some ten or twelve dollars was taken up during the day to help defray expenses and our citizens showed decided sympathy with the bereaved mother.
Copied by Marcia Stinson

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday October 5, 1882
Page 2 column 3
(Gwynneville, Ind. October 3)
          Mrs. Priscilla Carter, wife of  James Carter, died very suddenly last Wednesday.  She leaves a family of eight children, none of whom are married.
Rush County, Indiana Marriages
Priscilla Meredith & James F. Carter
November 20, 1859
Book 8   page 395
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Richard Felts

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