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EARLINE  BLACKWOOD   CARTER
Obituary

 

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Earline B. Carter

A funeral service for Paris
native Earline Blackwood Carter
of LasCruces, N.M., was scheduled
at 11a.m. today at Baca's Funeral
Chapelin Las Cruces. Burial was
to follow there.

Mrs. Carter, 82, died Saturday,
Nov. 29, 2003, at the home of a
daughter, Marie (James) Magee in
Las Cruces.

Locally, she leaves a sister-in-law:
Marjorie Blackwood, who supplied
information; and a cousin: Mildred
Harris, both of Paris.

Born July 21, 1921, she was, the
daughter of the late Clifford and
Edith Blackwood.
Mrs. Carter was valedictorian of
her 1939 Grove High School class.

She attended Murray State Uni-
versity before joining the World War
II effort, working at the Pentagon in
Washington, D.C.

While in Washington, she met
and married U.S. Marine Corps
Maj. Ray N. Carter in 1946. He died
in August 1999.

She also leaves one other daugh-
ter: Sandy (H.R. Bodie) Chavez of
Silver City, N.M.;
One brother: Terry (Velma)
Blackwood of Richardson, Texas;
five grandchildren; and five great-
grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death
by two brothers: Prince Blackwood,
who lived in Paris, and Bob Black-
wood, who lived in Mobile, Ala.

 

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Reprinted  from the Paris Post-Intelligencer
Paris, Tennessee
December 3, 2003 Edition ~Used by permission.

 

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