Edna Louise Carter, 85, of River Road, Pembroke, VA, departed this life Tuesday evening, December 8, 2009 in the devoted and loving care of her children at her home. Born in Giles County on May 26, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Sophia Jones Niece. Edna was preceded in death by her parents, several brothers and sisters, and her husband Earnest Henry Carter.
She leaves to cherish her memory her children Calvin D. Carter, Barry and Kathy Carter, Henry Carter, Patricia Carter, Betty J. Carter, Becky and Ivan Blevins, Donna and Greg Shaver all of Pembroke, Pam and Curtis Frair of Pearisburg, Tina and Jim Jackson of Bozoo, WV; her four grandchildren, her four step-grandchildren, her two great-grandchildren; her brother and sister-in-law Swanston and Edna Niece of Bluefield.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 12 Noon until 2:00 PM before the services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com