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Barbara Jean Cotterell Carter

May 28, 2020 - 06:00
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Feb. 5, 1927 – May 20, 2020

  • Barbara Jean Cotterell Carter

Mrs. Barbara Jean Cotterell Carter, 93, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

Graveside services were held on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Pine Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Carter was born on February 5, 1927 in Hedensford, Staffordshire England to the late Harold Shorthouse and the late Ada Shorthouse Cotterell. During WWII Mrs. Carter was a “Rosie the Riveter” working for Fafnir Bearings Company. Mrs. Carter lived for her family and was especially devoted to her husband. She was a member of The Church of England. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by husband of 49 years, Aubrey Lionel Carter; a son, Stephen Carter and a sister, Connie Yardley.

Mrs. Carter is survived by her two sons, Aubrey (and wife Jean) Carter of Eatonton and Alan (and wife Barbara) Carter of Canton; seven grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

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Williams Funeral Home of Eatonton was in charge of arrangements.