Funeral services for Essie Lee Sanders Carter will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Greater Haynes Memorial, COGIC, 601 N. Denton St., in Mexia.
Minister Bettie Macklin will officiate, and the Rev. Claude Jackson will be the eulogist.
Family and friends may visit Mrs. Carter as she slumbers in sweet repose at Pearly Gates Funeral Home, 827 Hwy. 171, in Mexia, on Friday Dec. 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A wake service will follow 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20, at Sardis P.B. Church, 600 E. Sumpter St. in Mexia.
Essie Carter passed away Dec. 15, 2013, at Baylor All Saints Hospital in Forth Worth, with her family present.
Essie Lee Sanders Carter was born to the parentage of Mr. Alex Sanders and Mrs. on March 2, 1913.
She received her formal education at Dunbar High School in Mexia. Mrs. Carter confessed a hope in Christ early in her teenage years while united with New Hope Baptist Church, in Tehuacana.