Welcome to the memorial page for

Nora Katherine Carter

September 20, 1928 ~ January 23, 2017 (age 88)

Nora Katherine Carter died on January 23rd, 2017 after a brief illness. She was born September 20, 1928 in Campbellsburg, KY the daughter of William Golden Wallace and Mayme Ethel McAllister Wallace. Nora grew up on a farm near Providence to be a hard working, independent woman. She married Otis Carter of Carrollton on August 19th, 1946 and they had 3 sons, John Irvin, Gary Thomas, and Roger Del Carter. They resided in Carrollton and Nora worked at Ison Brothers factory. She later became a housekeeper, working until age 72.  She continued to live independently until this past Thanksgiving.


Nora was preceded in death by her husband Otis, her parents, and her brothers Russell, Anthony, and Harold Wallace and her sisters Frances Martin, Selena Starkey, and Minnie Jeanette Riley. She suffered the loss of one son, Gary Thomas Carter in 2000.


Nora will be missed by her surviving sons and their spouses, John and Charlotte and Roger and Susan Carter, her siblings, Phillip and Fred Wallace, Anna Nelson and Elsie Beckham, her grandchildren, Carolyn Carter Lawson, Rita Carter Power, Darian Carter, Amy Hensley Bennett, Gary Thomas Carter Jr., Sheena Carter, Greg Wilson, Dale Wilson,  Francie Wilson McCoy, and Daniel Carter along with 18 great grandchildren. She chose to be cremated.

Memorial Service
May 13, 2017

11:00 AM
Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home
Carrollton, KY

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