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Opal Mae Carter

June 10, 1929 November 9, 2018
Opal Mae Carter
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Obituary for Opal Mae Carter

Funeral services for Opal Mae Carter will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Hale’s Memorial Chapel in Sulphur. Interment will follow at the Drake Cemetery.

Opal was born June 10, 1929 in Bonham, TX to the late Dave Cleveland & Minnie Mae (Jones) Thomison. She died Friday, November 9, 2018 in Sulphur, at the age of 89 years, 5 months & 29 days. Opal and Eules Clyde Carter were married on December 23, 1950 in Van Buren, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on July 24, 2001.

As a young child, Opal and her family moved from Bonham to Sulphur. She was a 1947 graduate of Sulphur High School. Following high school, Opal studied nursing in Oklahoma City, prior to returning to Sulphur. She spent several years working for Stromberg Carlson in Gene Autry and later for EOM Inc. in Sulphur, retiring in the early 1990’s. Opal loved children. Whether she was babysitting or simply entertaining them, her love for children was evident. In her spare time she enjoyed cooking, sewing, working crossword puzzles and redecorating her home. Opal was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include one daughter, Kay Bowen of Sulphur; three sons, Dwight Richard Carter & wife Jan, Michael Lafayette Carter & wife LaDonna and William Barry Carter & wife Linda, all of Sulphur; one sister, Margaret Ann Oliver of Gore, OK; ten grandchildren, Brandy LaDawn Baldwin, Shanon Lynn Norton, Kathryn Ervin, McKinley Clayton Bowen, Abigail Mae Carter, William Wayne Carter, Brooklyn Nicole Carter, Jordan Ray Carter, Lillie Ann Carter and Faith Carter; several great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, including the family of Dean & Jammie Thomison; as well as many friends in the Nebo/Drake area and the caregivers at Artesian Nursing Home.

In addition to her parents and husband, Opal was preceded in death by two sons, David Clyde Carter & Timothy Wayne Carter; one sister, Betty Jo Kirk; and one brother, Don Lea Thomison.


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