Died: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018


10:00 AM to 10:45 AM, Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
Location: The West Medford Baptist Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Aug. 16, 2018

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Jean Elizabeth Carter went home to be with the Lord on the morning of August 8, 2018 following a lengthy, valiant struggle with cancer and other serious health conditions.  She was a long-time resident of West Medford, Massachusetts and the beloved wife of the late Varnie Carter.  She was the mother of five siblings, including Jordan P. Carter, Crystal M.C. Blue, Terry E. Carter, Candace E. Carter-Smalley, and the late Scott M. Carter.  She was the daughter of the late George P. and Rachel Arter of Pennsylvania. Jean was born on December 2, 1930 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and is survived by one sister, Rachel E. Tanner of West Medford, Massachusetts, and a brother Richard P. Arter, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  She was predeceased by her earthly brothers Carl, George, and Earl Arter, and sisters Julia Doleman and Delores Arter.  Jean is also survived by her loving grandchildren, Colleen R. Carter, Jade Carter-Smalley, Alexander R. Blue, Maya N. Carter, and a great grandchild, Phoenix Carter Barchard.  Jean Carter was a beloved friend of West Medford community and a member of West Medford Baptist Church.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral Service on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 11AM in the West Medford Baptist Church, 59 Boston Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts.  Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Massachusetts.  Visiting with the family in the church prior to the funeral service from 10AM to 10:45AM.

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