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Irma Jones Carter / August 06, 2019

Irma Jones Carter, 89, of Clarksville, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Carter was born in Mecklenburg County, Sept. 5, 1929 to the late Garrett and Bannah Day Jones. She attended West End High School, and was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church. Mrs. Carter retired from the Mecklenburg County Public School System where she worked in transportation and food service management. She was a Worthy Matron for the Mecklenburg Order of Eastern Star 178.

Cherishing her memories are three sons, Alfred M. Carter (Sandra) and Jerome Carter (Flossy) all of Clarksville, and Michael S. Carter of Richmond, three daughters, Jacqueline M. Brown of Chase City, Christine L. Thornton (Darnell) of Danville, and Angela B. Alford (Derrick) of Chesterfield, 14 grandchildren, a host of great-grandchildren; devoted nephew, Elton Jones; devoted niece, Carolyn Fuller, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Maxie Carter; two brothers, William and Guy Jones, and one sister, Annie Inez Fuller.

A funeral was held Saturday, Aug. 3, at New Liberty Baptist Church, with Rev. Mack Talley officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

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Arrangements are by C. H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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