JEFFERSON - Helen E. Carter, 81, entered into rest on Monday, September 1, 2014.
Mrs. Carter was born in Jackson County, the daughter of the late Vadie and Tishie Hawks Burroughs. She was retired from the First National Bank in Jefferson after many years of service, and was a long-time member of the Bethany United Methodist Church. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her husband, Talmadge D. Carter; brother, Herman Burroughs; sister, Peggy Wilson; and son-in-law, Rob Joyce.
Survivors include her children, K. C. (Kimberly) Carter, Townville, S.C., Marsha (Benny) Maynard, West Minster, S.C., Diane (Mike) Kent, Gainesville, and Cathy Joyce, Nicholson; sisters, Francis Parker, Commerce, Jean Sweetser, Athens, and Becky Hix, Athens; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 3, at 11 a.m. in the Bethany United Methodist Church with Minister Tom Plank and the Rev. Johnny Ray officiating. Interment will follow in Jackson Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Tuesday September 2, from 5 until 8 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Mrs. Carter to Emanuel’s Hammer, 143 Dry Rock Rd., Townville, SC 29689, or to the Bethany United Methodist Church Building Fund, 4659 Brockton Rd., Jefferson, Georgia 30549
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com