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“My condolences to the Carter Family for the loss of their dear mother, sister, grandmother. I just heard of her passing. I had the opportunity to...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Caroline Holloway - Garner, NC

“Sorry to hear of your loss she was a nice person ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Carrie Watson - 27520, NC

“Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers (of comfort and peace) are with the family today. With heartfelt sympathy and love we send this message from First...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Virgil Smith - Grimesland, NC

“To family sending prayers and love to each of you for the passing of such a beautiful cousin n teacher i had at Cooper High n in the pass two years...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Maddie Wilson - Bronx, NY

“To Steve Carter and Family Sending You My Heartfelt Sympathy. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Felecia Honton - Classmate

“It's hard to believe, the last of who I called "The Golden Girls" is gone. It was such a pleasure meeting you at Red Hill, only to find out your were...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Tasha Harris - Knightdale, NC

“May the Lord bless and keep you in your time of loss! ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Mr and Mrs Albert E Mason Sr - NC

“For70 years, Eula Pearl and I were best friends. Sheloved God and was true to her word. My condolence tothe family. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Myrtle Sanders - Smithfield, NC

“May God tenderly comfort you..He will give you the strength to endure. Mrs. Carter was a great educator, as well as a great woman of God. Condolences...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Ethel Bonaparte - Raleigh, NC

“I remember your teachings. Respect and love ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Roy Bell - Raleigh, AK - Student

“Remember those school days, when students really learned things. I remember Mrs. Carter fondly as my French & English teacher. The prayer and songs...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Shirley Bell - Clayton, NC

“We at O'Neal Revival Tabernacle can only imagine and yet not really know the grief that you bear. Please know that our sympathy and prayers are with...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Elder Porter

“Mrs. Carter will truly be missed by many. Sh has been a delight to know.Red Hill Queen. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: sharon watson - Raleigh, NC

“Thank God for all the lives she has touched as an Educator. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Carolyn Glover - Wendell, NC

“Sincere condolences to the family. May God strengthen and comfort you during this difficult time. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Carolyn Glover - Wendell, NC


There was a Great Roll call in Heaven Monday, June 22, 2021, for those
who had reached the finishing line from earth to heaven. Eula Watson Carter's
name was on that roll.
Eula was born June 7, 1928, to the late Reverend James Galloway and
Meta H. Watson. She was the fourth child of nine siblings. She was preceded in
death by four brothers (Alonzo Watson Sr, Onslow Watson, James Galloway
Watson Jr, Howard Watson) and three sisters (Idella W. Gordon, Ida Wilson,
Rosetta Watson)
Eula Pearl was the fourth of nine siblings. She joined Red Hill United
Church of Christ at 11 years of age and has been a faithful member serving in
many capacities until her health began to decline. While in high school, she was
elected to church secretary. She also served as Recording Secretary, Clerk,
Finance secretary, Historian, Sunday School Teacher, Director, and President;
Teacher of Bible School and Bible Study President, Chairman of Education,
Board of Trustees, Field Superintendent for Churches in the Southern
Conference, Director of Vacation Bible School and member of the Senior
Choir, Chairperson Board of Trustees and organized our first Annual
Homecoming. She was chosen to represent Red Hill in several annual
conferences held at Elon College, Hampton University, and Franklinton Center
Institute. She considered the greatest experience was when she was chosen to
represent the Convention of the South to attend the East Northfield School in
Massachusetts.
Eula graduated from Johnston County Training School as Valedictorian
of the class of 1945. The school was later renamed Johnston Central High
School.
Eula Pearl received her AB degree in French and English from Shaw
University in 1949. And later received her Master's Degrees in French, English,
Counseling and Guidance Education from North Carolina Central University.
She was employed at William Mason Cooper High School, Director of
Counseling and Guidance for Johnston County Schools and a counselor at
Johnston Central High School and Smithfield Selma Senior High School. She
retired from the Public School System in 1992, after 42 years of consecutive
employment. She is a Chartered Member of The Clayton Branch of The
National Association of University Women serving six years as President. Eula
also served as president of the Johnston County's Alumni Chapter of Shaw
University. She was honored as the Woman of the Year for the Clayton Branch
of NAUW. She was a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc and was recently
honored by the Chi Xi Zeta Chapter Clayton recognized for work in the
community as a longtime educator. She was also given many accolades and
honors from the Johnston County Board of Education.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories: one son, Oswald Steve
Carter (wife-Gladys); one sister, Christabelle W. Harlee and one sister-in-law,
Catherine Revels; 2 grand-daughters, Latoya Bethea and Tiffany Spruill; 3 great
grand-daughters, 1 great-great grand-daughter, 3 step grand-daughters, 1 step
grandson and 5 step-great-grandchildren, 16 nieces, and 17 nephews.

Visitation:
Monday, June 28
2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sanders Funeral Home Chapel
806 E Market St
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 934-8416

Graveside Service:
Tuesday, June 29
11:00 AM
Selma Memorial Gardens
Selma, NC 27576

Funeral Home
Sanders Funeral Home
806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
Tel. (919) 934-8416
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