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Sally Carter went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 9, 2016. She was born on February 13, 1942 in Dearborn, Michigan to Roy and Mary Yokley. Sally married Gil Carter in 1962 and moved to Athens in 1983. She worked at the the Athens Review for several years until she began traveling with her husband for work in oil refinery construction. For the past 11 years Sally had the pleasure of working with her son at Carter Wellness Center. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, going to church, baking and traveling and had a love for animals. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother, who will be dearly missed.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Gil Carter; her parents: her brother, Ron Yokley.
She is survived by her son, Billy Carter and wife Mandy of Athens; daughter, Karen Webb and husband Mike of Tyler; grandchildren, Kaleb, McKenna and Carter; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A very special thank you to Dr. Shafiq, Dr. Gottlieb, Surgeons Dr. Lima and Dr. Rafeal and the amazing medical team at Baylor Hospital, Dallas.
The memorial service will be held at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Athens on Saturday, December 17th at 11:00 am.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Athens, TX or Henderson County Humane Society.
Published on December 13, 2016
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