Mary Carter

Saturday, March 31, 2018

PUXICO, Mo. -- Mary Evelyn Carter, 86, died March 31, 2018, at the Puxico Nursing Home in Puxico.

Born June 1, 1931, in Kinder, daughter of the late Robert Harrison and Leora Mayfield Arnold, she had lived in St. Louis and moved to Puxico 34 years ago. She had worked at McDonnell-Douglas in St. Louis and had been a waitress in Fenton.

She married Raymond Carter in St. Louis, and he preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Larry Ray Petty; six sisters, Grace Arnold, Bernice William, Muriel Wiseman, Hazel Landers, Betty Petty and Avis Arnold; and four brothers, Willard Arnold, Lowell Arnold, Bobby Joe Arnold and Robert "Sonny" Arnold.

Survivors include: one sister, Wanda Ross of Melbourne, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. until service time at noon Tuesday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico with the Rev. Wayne Burchett of Broseley officiating.

Burial will follow in the Bollinger County Memorial Gardens in Marble Hill.

Online condolences may be shared at www.watkinsfuneralhome. com.