Tuesday, May 15, 2012

The Walter Stewart Carter Family connection to Dr J. F. Culpepper M.D.

Walter Stewart Carter, Sr. Home

103 Byrd Street Timmonsville, SC

Birth: Feb. 11, 1881 South Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1946. Timmonsville, Florence County, South Carolina, USA

From the Florence Morning News - Florence, SC- Sunday, December 1, 1946:

Walter S. Carter Dies Suddenly at Timmonsville

Timmonsville, Nov. 30 - Funeral services for Walter Stewart Carter, 65, who died suddenly while driving his truck near the Atlantic Coast Line depot here Saturday afternoon will be held Monday at 11 o'clock in the Timmonsville Baptist church conducted by the Rev. W. B. Garrison. Interment will follow in Byrd cemetery.

Mr. Carter was the Coast Line agent in Timmonsville for 38 years, retiring in 1943 because of bad health. He was also a prominent farmer, a member of the Elks and the Timmonsville Baptist church. He is survived by his widow, the former Susie Rice of Center Cross, Va.; two sons, W. S."Anky" Carter, Jr., of Timmonsville and Columbia, and Howard Carter of Timmonsville; one grandson, Howard Carter, Jr.; three sisters, Mrs. Richard Yellott of Benson, Ariz., Mrs. C. T. Byrd of Florence, Mrs. Roy Crosby of Charleston; three brothers, Dr. J. T. Carter of Spartanburg, Roy E. Carter of Florence and Clyde Carter of Cope.__________________________________

Note: Howard Carter, listed as a son in Walter's obituary notice, was his nephew and "adopted" son.

His Parents: James Hamilton Carter (1852 - 1917) and Ellen Amerintha Johnson Carter (1855 - 1919)
His Spouse: Susan Govan Rice Carter (1888 - 1952)
Children: Walter Stewart Carter (1924 - 1994)
James Furman Carter (1927 - 1927)
Burial:Byrd Cemetery Timmonsville, Florence County,South Carolina, USA
Plot: Old Section

Susan Govan Rice Carter (1888 - 1952)

Mrs. W. S. Carter
From the Florence Morning News - Florence, SC-Saturday, December 13, 1952:
Birth: Mar. 29, 1888-Essex County,Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1952-Florence, Florence County, South Carolina, USA

TIMMONSVILLE, Dec. 12 - Mrs. Walter S. Carter of Timmonsville died this morning in a Florence hospital aftera long illness. She was 64. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. today in the Timmonsville Baptist Church with the Rev. R. H. McKinnon officiating. Burial will be made in the family plot in Byrd Cemetery.

A member of the Baptist church, she was active in religious and civic work until her health failed three years ago.

Survivors include two sons, Walter "Anky" S. Carter Jr. of Timmonsville and Howard C. Carter of Florence; two sisters, Mrs. H. V. Deitrick of Richmond, Va. and Miss Latane Rice of Center Cross, Va.; three brothers, G. B. Rice of Norfolk, Va., Evan P. and Robert R. Rice, both of Essex County, Va., and one grandson.  Ham and Perry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Her Parents:( adopted)  DrJames F. Culpepper and Virginia (Jennie) Payne Fauntleroy Culpeper
Her Spouse: Walter Stewart Carter (1881 - 1946)
Children: Walter "Anky" Stewart Carter (1924 - 1994)
James Furman Carter (1927 - 1927)
Burial: Byrd Cemetery, Timmonsville, Florence County, South Carolina, USA