Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 18, 2014

Betty L. McMahan Carter

ROCK CAMP — ROCK CAMP — Betty L. McMahan Carter, 71 of Rock Camp, W.Va. passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at her home. Born July 2, 1942 at Zenith, W.Va. she was the daughter of the late, Clarence Ledlow and Ruth Ann Cole McMahan. Betty had worked for B.F. Goodrich as a De-Icer Builder.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Charlie Joe Sparks; brother, Clarence Richard McMahan and mother-in-law, Ida Quesenberry.

Survivors include her husband, Noah Carter; two daughters, Anita Sparks Christian and husband, Robbie of Lindside, W.Va. and Jo Sparks of Rock Camp, W.Va.; two brothers, Bobby McMahan and wife, Pat of Zenith, W.Va. and Jerry McMahan and wife, Patricia of Rock Camp, W.Va.; sister, Francis Amos and husband, Charlie of Rock Camp, W.Va., special sister-in-law, Marcella Smith of Alderson, W.Va. and brother-in-law, Jim Sparks and wife, Sharon of West Liberty, Ky.; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, February 20, 2014 at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Reed officiating. Burial will follow in the Fortner Cemetery, Rock Camp, W.Va. Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at the funeral home.

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the Carter family at

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, W.Va.

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