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April 26, 1941 ~ April 20, 2019 (age 77)
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Maudine Grimes Carter, age 77, of Etowah, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at her residence.

A native of Little Rock, Arkansas and longtime resident of McMinn County, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Elsie Fa

in Grimes and was preceded in death by her husband, Raiford H. Carter; son, Tommy Byrd; three infant sons, sisters, Irene Satterfield and Imogene Rickman; brothers, Leon Talley and Herman Grimes. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was a loving mother and grandmother to her family. She enjoyed sewing, tending her outdoor plants and cooking.

Survivors include four daughters and three sons-in-law,

   Patricia and Harry Clay of Armuchee, GA.

   Barbara and Dale Boruff of Athens

   Gail Peterson and fiancé Dewayne Burriss of Etowah

   Shelia and David Weir of Athens

One son,

   Bobby Carter of Sarasota, FL.

12 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandson

One sister,

   Myrline Russel of Athens

Special sister-in-law,

   Faye Talley of Vonore

Several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be 7 pm Wednesday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Talley officiating.  Burial will be 11 am Thursday in Morganton Cemetery.


The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Maudine Grimes Carter.

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