The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, December 15, 2018 at St. John Baptist Church, 224 East Allen Street, Leslie, Georgia. Burial will follow at the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, 1298 Chokee Road, Desoto, Georgia.
Faye Denise Smith Carter was born in Americus, Georgia on November 28, 1978 to John Lee Smith Sr. and the late Almeta Mays Smith. She was also preceded in death by her mother & father-in-law ,Betty Ann Goober Parker, Walter T. Carter Sr. and brother-in-law Walter T. Carter Jr. At an early age she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and joined Marthana Living Way of Christ Church.
Faye was educated in the public school system of Sumter County School. She was a 1997 graduate of Sumter County Comprehensive High School and a 1999 graduate of South Georgia Technical College majoring in Computer Technology. She was employed with the Sumter County Board of Education.
On May 2, 2002 two hearts became one when Faye was joined in holy matrimony to Christopher Bernard Carter.
Faye's love and memories will live on in the hearts of those she touched including the following: her devoted and loving husband, Christopher Carter, Sr., Americus, Georgia; four children, Cambrien M. White, Atlanta, Georgia, Mercedes Alexis Smith, Krishna Denise Carter, and Christopher Carter Jr., all of Americus, Georgia; her caring father, John Lee Smith Sr., Americus, Georgia; siblings, John L. Smith Jr. (Ruthie), Smyrna, Georgia, Jacqueline King (Calvin), Americus, Georgia, Juanita Smith (Abdul), Americus, Georgia, James Smith (Tonya Smith), Atlanta, Georgia, Randy Greene, Cindy Greene, both of Americus, Georgia, Carl Greene (Clara) Desoto, Georgia, and Gary Smith, Americus, Georgia; sisters/brothers-in-law, Cheryl Goober Minter (Kenneth), Americus, Georgia, Wendy Carter Little (Vidmon) Douglasville, Georgia, Kathy Carter Allen (Dion), Americus, Georgia, Reginald Carter (Jennifer), Americus, Georgia, Rodney Carter (Melissa Jones), Jacksonville, Florida, Clinton Carter, Americus, Georgia, Tammatha Phillip (Dion) Loganville, Georgia; aunts and uncles, Ernest Mays, Leesburg, Georgia, Lena Fuller (Roosevelt) Desoto, Georgia, Elizabeth Smith (Otisteen) Americus, Georgia, Phillip Goober, Decatur, Georgia; great aunts & uncle, Eleanor Mays, Smithville, Georgia, Ella Norma Mays, Riverdale, Georgia and James Mays, Snellville, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends including Patricia Walton, Nealia Coley, Victoria Oates, Anna Sumlin and Pastor Robert Morgan.