Joan Carter, 89 of Madison, died Dec. 27, 2017. She was a native of Gainesville, born on August 1, 1928 to Clyde and Lilybell Hollis Carter. She was a graduate of Georgia State College for Women and obtained a Master’s degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Ms. Carter served as a missionary in Louisiana and Virginia before moving into foreign mission. She then served for many years in Eastern Africa. Ms. Carter was a member and deacon of Madison Baptist Church.
Joan Carter is survived by her brother, Clyde Carter, Jr. and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Patricia Register.
The family received friends on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at A.E. Carter Funeral Home. The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. at Madison Baptist Church. Interment followed at the Madison City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Madison Baptist Church.