Rev. Isa Dora Carter, of Shallotte, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, surrounded by her loving family at Hospice House of Brunswick. She battled cancer for over 24 years. She was 73.
She was born in Brunswick County on Sept. 2, 1941, the daughter of the late Joseph Stanley and Isa Dora Harper Stanley and was preceded in death by her husband, William D. Carter Sr.
Mrs. Carter loved her Lord and Savior and preached the word of God throughout Columbus and Brunswick counties for a total of 35 years. She was currently pastoring at Word of Life Ministries in Ocean Isle Beach. She was a loving mother, grandmother, pastor and a friend to all. She will be greatly missed.
Surviving are her children, Sandra Kay DeMay and husband Daniel DeMay II, of Hartsville, Tennessee, Bill Carter and wife Rhonda, of Supply, Wendy Sheffield and husband John, of Ocean Isle Beach, Linda Barnhill, of Shallotte, Kim E. Carter and wife Jennifer, of Shallotte, the Rev. Tim E. Carter and wife Kathy, of Ocean Isle Beach and Sheila Whaley and husband Zendal, of Shallotte; brother, Mack O’Neil Stanley, of Ocean Isle Beach; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at Word of Life Ministries, 6657 Beach Drive Ocean Isle Beach, conducted by the Rev. Bill McNeill. Burial will follow at Brooks Cemetery. The family will receive friends for 90 minutes prior to the service and other times at their residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.
Please leave online condolences for the family at White Funeral and Cremation Service.
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