Thomasville Times Enterprise

December 7, 2013

Ann Marie Carter


CNHI News Service

THOMASVILLE — Services for Ann Marie Carter, 52, will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Carter was born in Stuttgart, Germany to the late Capt. James Howard Carter of Thomasville and Jean Bryant Carter of Pavo, and lived in Sebastian (Fla) since 2011, coming from Chicago. She grew up in Orlando (Fla.) and attended Boone High School. Carter worked as an accounts manager for Mobile Locomotive Services in Chicago. She was a volunteer for the VFW in Chicago and Kentucky. She loved to travel, ride motorcycles, read and grew up to be a great lover of animals, especially horses and cats. Carter passed away after a brief illness at Sebastian River Medical Center in Sebastian. Survivors include a son Stuart Simpson of Orlando; daughter Wanda Tomblin of Sebring; Stepdaughter and granddaughter Jennifer Yost and Madelynn of Chicago; Mother Jean Bryant Carter of Orlando; brother J. Howard Carter, Jr. of Orlando; half sister Deborah Ann Carter of Melbourne and her extended family of beloved cousins, aunts and uncles. She was preceded in death by her husband, Randy Yost; father James H. Carter; grandparents Frank and Marie Dailey Bryant; grandparents Levy and Wilma West Carter and step paternal grandparents Erma Sisk Carter and Ernest Towner of Franklin Springs, Ga. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.wwwp.org. Immediately after the service, family and friends will meet at the Plaza Restaurant, 217 S. Broad St., for a celebration of Ann Marie’s life. — Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home