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Diann Odessa Harris Carter, 70, of Harrisburg, transitioned into eternal life on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at UPMC Community General Osteopathic Hospital.

She was born in Harrisburg, daughter of the the late Leo and Lillian (Moody) Harris, a graduate of Susquehanna Township High School, West Chester and Penn State Universities; retired from the State of PA Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services, a member of Baptist Fellowship,where she served as Sunday Church School Superintendent, on the Board of Christian Education and as the former Secreatary of the Central Baptist Assoc., on the Board of Planned Parenthood, a member of Omnia Bona, Inc. and Treasurer of the Harris Family Reunion and in her leisure, was an avid reader & world traveler and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles.

Diann was the widow of Louis Alfred Carter, Jr. and leaves to celebrate her life, her daughters, Carmen Brown, Amanda Carter and Susan Agyeman and husband, Stephen Agyeman, Jr.; her sisters, Sylvia and Leona Harris; her four grandchildren, Dominique Price, Eden, Stephen III and Zion Agyeman; her sister-in-spirit, Kisha Henley Davis; her goddaughter, Elease Lawson; her mother-in-law, Arrie Carter and a host of other dearly cherished family members, friends and colleagues.

Her life will be celebrated on Friday, May 25th at 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1201 N. 17th St., with viewing 10 until 11 a.m. and burial in East Harrisburg Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to the Ministry of Comfort of Major H. Winfield Funeral Home, Steelton, 

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  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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  • Friday, December 21, 2018
    May the wonderful memories of your loved one continue to provide a measure of comfort to you, until God’s promises are fulfilled. ( Isaiah 25:8, Psalms 37:11, 29)
    ~ D Marie