Darlene Carter, 75, a longtime Huntington resident, died May 20, 2001, at her home.
Her funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. in Baker City. Pastor Monte Loyd of Baker Valley Christian Assembly will officiate. Private interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Visitations will be today until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Carter was born Oct. 29, 1925, at Laverne, Okla., to Albert and Ruba Phoebe Bates Wright. She was raised and educated in Laverne and Blackwell, Okla. She married Raymond Carter on Dec. 31, 1948, in Missouri. They moved to Oregon and settled in Huntington, where she worked as a cook and waitress for many years before retiring.
Mrs. Carter enjoyed crocheting, embroidering, ceramics, and working in her yard. She was also very active with the senior citizens in Huntington.
She is survived by her husband, Raymond Carter of Huntington; a daughter, Loanna Carter of Vale, daughters and sons-in-law, Winona and Dean Linscott of Baker City, and Karol Rae and Michael LaMott of Boise; three grandsons, Raymond and Randy Abel, and Russell Kroush; granddaughters, LaDawn Linscott and Celinda Peck; three great-granddaughters; two great-grandsons; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers and sisters.
Contributions in Mrs. Carter’s memory may be made to the Senior Center of Huntington, in care of the Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 28, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor