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Rosa Maxine Carter

January 10, 1928 — November 2, 2014

Rosa Maxine Carter, 86, passed away with family by her side at 4:01 p.m. on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth.

Born in Mobile, Alabama on January 10, 1928, Maxine was the daughter of Victor C. and Frances E. (Smith) Langley.

On December 22, 1945 in Lucedale, Mississippi, Maxine married William M. “Buck” Carter. The couple would move from Mississippi to Bremen in 1950. The family would move to Plymouth in 1978.

She was a member of the Lakeville Trinity Church – Assembly of God.

Maxine loved to cook for her family, and had the best memories when she was with her family and grandchildren. She enjoyed sewing, often making clothes for her children, grandchildren and neighbors. She had quite a knick-knack collection of dolls. She was a woman of faith who shared her gifts with others and enjoyed telling people about Jesus.

She is survived by her children: Linda (Kirby) Miller of Nappanee, Carolyn (Mark) Odiorne of Hope, IN, , Rosemary (Jeff) Schmucker of Warsaw, Nancy (Ronald) Linville of Nappanee, Lisa (Albert) Skinner of Phoenix, AZ, Ruth (Barry) Curtis of Plainfield, IN, Rebecca (Tony) Stiles of Plymouth, Nathan (Ginger) Carter of Elkhart, William Paul (Lynda) Carter of Brighton, TN, John Carter of Larwell and Samuel (Keri) Carter of Kendalville, IN. She will be missed by her 25 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Also surviving are her siblings: Pat Albert of Daphne, AL, and sisters-in-law; Karen Langley of Mobile, AL and Lottie Brooks of Semmes, AL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Buck in 1999, daughter Elaine (Randy) Garrett, son William, grandchildren; Seth Schmucker and Michelle Garrett and great grandson Maximus Linville and siblings; Clyde Langley, Victor Langley, Dorothy (Ray) Duncan , Waucile Carpenter, Herbert Langley, Perry Langley, and Latrell Langley.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 5th from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, IN.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 6th at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Barry Curtis of the Souls Harbor Assembly of God Church in Plainfield, IN.

Burial will follow in the Tippecanoe Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Lakeville Trinity Church – Assembly of God, 302 E. Patterson St., Lakeville, IN 46536
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