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Obituaries

December 7, 2012

Elizabeth P. “Becky” Carter

1950 - 2012

— Elizabeth P. “Becky” Carter, 62, of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away Thursday, December 6, 2012 at her home.  She was born June 19, 1950 in Bartlesville to Jack Elder and Martha Ruth Deaton Elder.  Becky graduated from Muskogee Central High School.  She was a retail sales associate for many stores including T.G.&Y., Beall’s, and Kirk’s Drug Store.  Her hobbies included sewing and cross stitching, traveling with her sisters, going on cruises and going to casinos.  She loved to spend time with her family.  Becky met Dan Carter in 1976 and they would later marry in Eureka Springs, Arkansas on September 10, 2005.  She loved her husband very much.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and stepson, Dan Vick Carter, Jr.

Becky is survived by her husband, Dan, of the home; sons, Stacy Smith and wife Janie of Chelsea, Jason Smith of Muskogee, Matthew Smith and wife Misty of Owasso, and Jamie Carter of Muskogee; daughters, Mindy Smith and Tina Carter, both of Muskogee; grandchildren, Samantha, Sarah, Stormy, Olivia, Colby, Blake, Trapper, Terina, Danielle, and Austin; great grandchildren, Ethan, Elizabeth, Emma, Aubree, Cohen, Maddox, Kaeston, Kylie, and Jude; sisters, Gloria Smart and husband Richard, Mary Jones and husband Tom, all of Muskogee; brother, George Elder of Laughlin, NV; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.  

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 10, 2012 at Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel with Bill Crow officiating.  Interment will at Citizens Cemetery in Fort Gibson.  Pallbearers will be Kyle Jones, John Elder, Jeff Paige, Dennis Bunner, James Noblitt and Richie Smart.  Honorary pallbearer will be Tom Jones.

Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, 1830 N. York Street, Muskogee, Oklahoma.  Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com

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