Rites Held For Mildred Williams Carter

Published 9:29 am Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Mildred Williams Carter, 85, of Kenbridge, went to be with the Lord on April 27, 2017. She was born July 6, 1931, daughter of the late Wesley E. Williams and Virgil Shields Williams. She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Jesse C. Carter; children: Patricia Daniel, Jessica Carter, Tim Carter (Karen) and Jay Carter; grandchildren: Jamie Daniel Upton, Kelly Grey Daniel, Kurt Carter, Kyle Carter and Mona Carter; several great-grandchildren; sisters: Myrtle Reamy, Ruth King (Neal), Mary Jackson  and Sheffie Blake (Ken).

After graduating from Kenbridge High School, Mildred went to work at Free State Laundry and helped at Mrs. Allen’s Tea Room where she was able to cultivate what she dearly loved, cooking. In 1982, Mildred bought the Tea Room and continued to own and operate it as Mildred’s Meals until her retirement in 2013

The family received friends Saturday from 6- 7:30 p.m. at the Clarke Funeral Home in Kenbridge. Graveside services were Sunday, April 30, at 2 p.m. at Antioch United Methodist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please consider donations to Antioch United Methodist Church, 3311 South Hill Road, Kenbridge, VA 23944 or the Kenbridge Fire Department, P.O. Box 556, Kenbridge, VA 23944. Online condolences may be made at www.clarkefh.com

Clarke Funeral Home, Kenbridge, served the family.