John Carter

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Daily Press
January 26, 1995


NEWPORT NEWS – John Waverly Carter, 63, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 1995, in Riverside Regional Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of Zion Prospect Baptist Church, Tabb, Va.

Mr. Carter is survived by his mother, Lottie Sedgwick, and his daughter, Maria Nettles, both of Newport News; his sisters, Evelyn Dillard of Tabb, Bernice Fields of Lackey, Deloris Dammons of Williamsburg and Lorraine Wilson of Philadelphia; his stepmother, Gertrude Carter of Newport News; his grandson, Gerald Dennis; his aunts, Estelle Farmer of Newport News, Dorothy White and Edith Blow, both of Grafton; and a devoted friend, Veronica Pearson of Newport News.

A funeral will be held 2 p.m. on Saturday in New Bethel Baptist Church, Tabb, by the Rev. Walter Johnson. Burial will follow in Zion Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. The body will be placed in church at 12 noon on Saturday. Family and friends will assemble at 306 Firby Road, Tabb, by 1 p.m. on Saturday. The body may be viewed in Whiting’s Funeral Home on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Funeral services entrusted to the staff of Whiting’s Funeral Home, Williamsburg.

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