Zepha M. Carter, 78
Zepha Mae Carter, 78, of Dutch Ridge Road, Portsmouth, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth. Born January 6, 1938 in Pueblo, Colorado, a daughter of the late Hayden and Gladys (Osborn) Hunt, she belonged to the Cherokee Tribe in Albany, Georgia. She was a former employee for Doerr & Associates, Flannery Nursing Home and was a case manager for the Dept. of Human Services. She is survived by her husband, Robert F. Carter, whom she married on May 27, 1953 in Norwalk, Ohio; three sons, Robert H. Carter, John (Anita) Carter, Scott (Kelli) Carter; two daughters, Teri (Bill) Bowling, Sandy (David) Rader; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and one great great-grandson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Janie Bailey; three sisters, Betty Treadway, two other sisters in infancy and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 am Friday, July 15, 2016 at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Friday. Online condolences may be sent to www.edafh.com