Theresa “Toots” Carter, 99, passed away on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, peacefully at Mayer Hospital in McArthur, Calif. She was 99 years of age, just missed 100.
Theresa was born in Silt, Colo. on June 9, 1921, into a family with two brothers, Urcel and Leon, and one sister, Gayla. Later came a half-brother, John.
Theresa lived most of her life in Lakeview. She was married to Clifford Carter in 1941. Theresa worked for the telephone company for 26 years. She loved to bowl, hunt and fish.
She lost her first son, Ronald Carter, in May of 2006, followed by her husband, Clifford in 2007. After the passing of her husband, Theresa moved to McArthur, Calif. to be closer to her son, Paul, and his family.
Theresa is survived by: son and daughter-in- law, Paul and Laura of McArthur, Calif.; 5 grandchildren, Tami Carter-Lucas, Staci Thompson, Michelle Lawson, Heather Carter and Shareesa Carter; 5 great-grandchildren, Michael Lucas, Jaren Thompson, Jessica Dowell, Brittany Lyda and Andrea Eggers; as well as two great-great-grandchildren, Olivia and Lillian Eggers.
A celebration of life memorial will be held for Theresa at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Theresa to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences and memories may be expressed, or the guest book signed online at www.desertrosefuneralchapel.com Desert Rose Funeral Chapel in handling the arrangements.