Clara Deniece Carter, 81, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at The Pavilion. A native of Appling County, she was born Nov. 24, 1931 to the late John Ellis Carter and the late Lolitta Ellen Lewis Carter. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Bill Summerall and Carlos Carter, a sister, Wilma Sapp and brothers, Wallace, Bertice Lee, Ray and Edwin Carter. Ms. Carter was a member of Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include five daughters, Cheryl Dianne Summerall, Sheila Jean Sellers, Salena Lynn Summerall, Lisha Ellen Howard and Leah Millette Beasley, all of Baxley; one son, Billy Darrell Summerall of Baxley; one sister, Ellen Lawanda O’Steen of Steinhatchee, FL; one brother, Larry Ronald Carter of Baxley; 13 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and 16 nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 10 at Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Tommy Daniels and Ronnie Rentz officiating. Burial followed in church cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Shane Summerall, Shaun Summerall, Keith Moon, Kyle Moon, Jamie Baxley and Craig Beasley.
Honorary pallbearers were all in attendance.
Musical selections were rendered by Kim Hall.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.