Roxie L. Carter

Funeral services for Roxie L. Carter, 89, will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. at Gibson Chapel AME Church, CR 901 in Mexia, the Rev. Stanley Johnson, pastor. The Rev. Cleo High will serve as officant and the Rev. Bill Burton will be the eulogist. Interment will take place at the Cotton Gin Cemetery, Freestone County.

Roxie went to be with the Lord on Sept. 10, 2013, at Mexia LTC Nursing and Rehabilitation among loving family and devoted friends.

Mrs. Roxie L. Carter was born on Dec. 10, 1923, to General Gamble and Eva Dee Williams Gamble. She attended Gibson Public Schools. Roxie dedicated her life to Christ at an early age. Mrs. Carter was baptized in the “Tank” of Gibson Chapel AME Church, where she remained faithful until her death. She was a member of the choir and Sunday school, and treasurer of the Missions Department. Roxie met and married Tommie Lee Carter in Mexia. Roxie retired from the Mexia State School and volunteered in the Foster Grandparents Program.

Roxie enjoyed fishing, yard work and sitting at Wal-Mart.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her sisters, Myrtle Lee Biggers and Eleader Mims; her niece, Carolyn Hudnall; and her nephew, Wallace Hudnall.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sister, Erma D. Richardson; her nieces, Barbara High, Diane Hudnall and Michele Hudnall; her nephews, William Hudnall Jr. and wife Denette, and Harvey Mims, all of Dallas; her great-nephews, Quincy Curry, Timothy Hudnall, Deonté Harris and Nicholas Murphy; two special friends, Mary Cyrus and Robin Adams and a host of other relatives and friends.

Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home will be serving the family of Roxie L. Carter. Visit to sign the guestbook and light a candle.