Martha Pearl Carter
Martha Pearl Carter
  • April 23, 1932 - November 1, 2017
  • Goodlettsville, Tennessee

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Martha P. Carter, 85, passed away November 1, 2017. Born April 23, 1932, in Nashville, Tennessee, she is preceded in death by her parents, George Tilman and Bessie Mai Gentry Riley; her husband, John Carter.

A member of Hillview Baptist Church, Mrs. Carter is survived by her sons, David (Sandra) Carter, Michael (Patricia) Carter, Steven (Debbie) Carter, Patrick (Cathy) Carter, Paul Carter, John (Shelley) Carter; grandchildren, Jennifer (Steven) Prince, Kelly Carter, Elizabeth Carter, Hannah Carter, Kevin (Holly) Carter, Fred Carter, Adam (Julia) Carter, Chris (Kristina) Carter, Jimmy Carter, Seth Carter, Charles Carter; 10 great-grandchildren; siblings, Mary Riley Collom, Hubert Dozier Riley, Robert Eugene Riley.

A celebration of life will be conducted 12:00 Saturday, November 4, 2017 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Rich Powell officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hillview Baptist Church Building Fund, 1268 Springfield Hwy Goodlettsville.

Family and friends will gather to remember Mrs. Carter at a visitation Friday, November 3, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm and Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10:00 am until the 12:00 noon service at Forest Lawn.