The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 15, 2010 at Gilfield Primitive Baptist Church, Americus, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Eastview Cemetery, Americus, Georgia.
Mrs. Carter was born February 21, 1912 in Marion County, Georgia to the late Jim Dismuke and Mattie Croxton Dismuke. She was married to the late Henry “Buddy” Carter. To this union they were blessed with four children; three preceded her in death, George Carter, Mattie Carter Pless and Bennie Carter. She was also preceded in death by five siblings, Jimmie Lee Dismuke, Walter Dismuke, Joseph Dismuke, Lois Dismuke Carter and Annie Dismuke Jackson, also one grandchild she reared as her own preceded her in death Charlie Carter . She was educated in the public school system of Marion County. She joined the Mount Rami Primitive Baptist Church of Leslie, Georgia whereas she served faithfully until her health began to decline.
Survivors are one son, Henry Carter (Mary), Miami, Florida; one nephew she reared as her own, Dwight “Pig” Hodge Miami, Florida; brother, Robert Coleman, (Ludenia), Americus, Georgia; grandchildren: Darrell (Iona) Jones, Tallashassee, Florida, Horace Pless, Jr. (Vickie), Stafford Virginia, Shirley Pless Wesley (Melvin), Albany, Georgia, George Pless, (Janice), Warner Robins, Georgia, Alice Pless Burgest (Eurah), Albany, Georgia, Brenda Carter, and Patricia Carter both of Connecticut, Allison Lynn Carter, George Carter, Jr. and Joyce Carter, all of Americus, Georgia. Others; a host of nieces, nephews, one devoted niece, Evangelist Frances Haugabook, Americus, Georgia, other relatives and friends.
sorry for your lost remember God needed another flower so he picked the best. So keep faith you will see her again in a better home.
Inez S Battle
To The Robert Coleman & Family, sorry to learn of the passing your your sister. Our prayers and thoughts will continue to be with you.
Mack & Shirley Polk
We love you and pray your strength in the Lord.
Demetrius and Bobby Cobb
I WILL MISS YOU GRANDMA!
GEORGE CARTER JR.
The Lord always finds the most wonderful ways to bring strength and comfort to our hardest days.
To the children of Mrs.Mattie Carter Pless -- Sorry to hear the passing of your grandmother but always remember that God likes to pick out beautiful flowers too for His bouquet so he can smell the fragrant. Hold on to the fragrant from her bouquet because she's with God now.
Gwendolyn Redding Thornton-Buena Vista, GA
To the family, we are so very sorry to hear about the lost of your loved one. May the Lord comfort, guide and keep you during your time of sorrow.
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Bryant