Cora Carter

Obituary of Cora Nanalee "Keith" Carter

 Cora Nanalee “Keith” Carter, 89, of Kingsport, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019, after a brief illness.

 She was born November 27, 1929, in Scott Co. Virginia. She was the daughter of the late M.D. and Verda McConnell Keith.

In addition to her parents, Cora was preceded in death by one brother, James Keith; two sisters, Fern Jennings and Esther Porter; special grandchild and the joy of her life, Justin Payne. 

Survivors include: one son, James Easterling of Kingsport; one daughter, Karen Payne of Kingsport; three sisters, Mary Ellen Hamilton and her husband Gary of Prince George, Va., Sue Dillow and her husband Edward of Kingsport and Elizabeth Jennings of Kingsport; two brothers, Carl Keith and his wife Doris of Gate City, Va. and Bill Keith and his wife Edna Mae of Fort Blackmore, Va.; several nieces and nephews.

The family of Cora Nanalee “Keith” Carter will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm Monday, November 18, 2019, at Carter Trent Funeral Home, Kingsport. The graveside committal service will be conducted at 1 pm Tuesday, in the Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Va. with Rev. Jack Edwards officiating. Minister, family and friends are requested to meet at cemetery by 12:50 pm Tuesday.

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, November 18, 2019
Carter-Trent Funeral Home - Kingsport
520 Watauga Street
Kingsport, Tennessee, United States


1:00 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Holston View Cemetery
1383 US-23
Weber City, Virginia, United States
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