Violet Lavonne Carter

August 15, 1946 - November 17, 2013
Violet Lavonne Carter


Violet Lavonne Carter, age 67, of Hampstead, died on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

She was born on August 15, 1946 to the late Charles Ellsworth and Ruby Lee Burton Carter in New Hanover County.

She thoroughly enjoyed being a mother and grandmother. She loved playing BINGO.

In addition to her parents, Violet was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Houston Carter, Sr. and a sister, Angela Mae Koontz.

Violet is survived by her son, Edward Houston Carter, Jr. ( Laura E. Thompson); daughters, Delia Lee Carter, Terri Ann Sigman (Joseph Robert Sigman), Terisa Ann Benton, Ruby Lillian Carter, Jackie Ann Carter (Michael A. Whitcomb) and Kathryn Lavonne Humphries (Jeremy Humphries); brothers, Charles Koontz, Raymond Henry Koontz, Milton Lewis and Randy Lewis; eight granddaughters; five grandsons; and four great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at Oakdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday evening at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403.
910.791.9099

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • November 18, 2013
    Stephanie and Chris Robinson says:
    Terri and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength and abounding love during this time.

  • November 18, 2013
    Laurie Williams says:
    I always considered her as one of my Moms. She will be deeply missed by all. May God hold her family closely and provide each of you with His comfort during this time. God bless.

  • November 18, 2013
    PAT GILBERT says:
    DELIA, SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, YOU AND YOUR FAMILY WILL BE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

  • November 19, 2013
    Debbie Carter says:
    Terri, I know how hard this has been on your family and especially you! Know that your mom is at peace and you should be proud of your dedication to her....she loved you and I know she was SO proud of all of you! She truly loved her babies!

  • November 19, 2013
    nicole register says:
    Prays goes to my family and my mother I love y'all all and she will be missed a lot but she in a better place and not suffreing or in pain anymore ........gone but deffently not forgottten love you granny .........had a lot of good memories with you ....