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Luella Hudson Carter

Nashville, TN


age 94. Departed this life May 16, 2017 peacefully at her daughter's home in Jackson, TN. For 70 years, she was the devoted wife of Rev. William Carter, Sr. who preceded her in death. She was the loving mother of ten children: Lucille Seibert, Brentwood, TN, Geraldine Pitts, Jackson, TN, Alline (Albert) Greer, Tampa, FL, Willie Graham (deceased), Rose (Bill) Ballard and Jannie Williams, Brentwood, TN, William Carter, Jr., (Teresa), Lawton, OK, Dennis (Karen) Carter, MD, Murfreesboro, TN, Cleo Carter, M.D. and Kenneth (Glenda) Carter, M.D. Brentwood, TN, twenty-three grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren. Public visitation with family Friday, May 19, 2017, from 4:30 - 6:00 PM at Thompson's Mortuary, 150 Volz Road, Ripley, TN. Funeral service Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Fountain of Life Church, 748 Tigrett St., Halls, TN 38040. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made payable to Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 19 Birch Bend Road, Halls, TN 38040.

Final arrangements entrusted to Thompson's Mortuary, 150 Volz Rd., Ripley, TN.

Courtesy of LEWIS & WRIGHT FUNERAL DIRECTORS, (615) 255-2371.

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  • Friday, May 19, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Thompsons Mortuary
  • Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    I'm sorry to hear about your loss. May you find strength from of Psalms 46:1 which reads: "God is our refuge and strength, A help that is readily found in times of distress." What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ Rose L   Miami, FL