Dec. 28, 1921 - April 1, 2008
JENNINGS, Kan. -- Naomi L. Carter, 86, died Tuesday (April 1, 2008) at Cedar Living Center in Oberlin.
She was born Dec. 28, 1921, at Plainville, Kan., to the Rev. Arthur and Laura (Lewis) Carlton. She grew up in Beloit, Norton and Goodland, Kan. She graduated from Goodland High School. She attended Fort Hays State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in education.
On June 6, 1943, she married Willard Carter in Jennings, Kan. She lived most of her married life in Jennings and was an elementary school teacher.
She was a member of the Jennings United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Order of Eastern Star, Delta Kappa Gamma and Tuesday Study Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Willard on July 15, 2000; four brothers, Arlyn Carlton, the Rev. Lawrence Carlton, Glen Carlton and James Carlton; and one sister, Zelfa Neil.
Survivors include her sons, Lawrence and wife, Carol Carter of Dresden, Kan., David and wife, Diane Carter of Jennings and Dan and wife, Susan Carter of Scott City, Kan.; daughter, Margaret and husband, Jim Stanley of Colby, Kan.; sisters, Harriet Casey of Sulfur Springs, Texas, Rachel and husband, William Carter of Jennings and Mary Smith of Sharon Springs, Kan.; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Services will be Friday, 10:30 a.m., at Jennings United Methodist Church in Jennings with the Rev. Carrie Buhler officiating. Interment will be in the Jennings Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., at Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin and Friday from 8 a.m., until time of service at the church.
Memorials may be given to the church or Cedar Living Center of Oberlin.
Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of arrangements.