Cynthia Carter

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Daily Press
January 3, 2014


Angels escorted Cynthia Marie Carter affectionately known as Cindy or Mama Cora, 55, to her heavenly home on December 28, 2013. She was a native and lifelong resident of Hampton, Virginia. Ms. Carter graduated from Pembroke High School in 1977 and attended Norfolk State University for a year. She retired as a food service worker in dietetic service from the Veteran’s Administration in 1998. A humanitarian at heart who believed that faith in God, love and communication were the key to prosperity and happiness.

She leaves to cherish her memory her children, George Truth Mitchell and Tiffany Mitchell of Hampton, VA; her siblings, Edward Carter of Hampton, Va.; Barbara Capehart of Newport News, Va.; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded in death by her father, Ulysses Taylor of New Orleans, La.; her mother, Edna Virginia Combs Carter of Hampton, Va.; her brothers, James Carter, William Carter, Eric Carter; her sisters, Edna Beatrice Carter Jarvis and Yvonne Dixon all of Hampton, Va.

Viewing for Ms. Carter will begin at 12:00 p.m. Friday, January 3, 2014 and there will be a visitation with the family from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. A funeral service will be conducted at Ronald C. Perkins Funeral Home on Saturday, January 4, at 1:00p.m. Entombment will follow at Hampton Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Ronald C. Perkins Funeral Home.

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