Ethel Mae Carter Alston

01/04/1920 – 02/06/2022

Obituary for Ethel Mae Carter Alston

Ethel Mae Carter Alston

Knoxville – Ethel Mae Carter Alston of Knoxville, Tennessee, born January 4, 1920 to Jerry Carter, Sr. and Lillie Mae Carter. She departed this life, February 6, 2022 at

West Hills Rehabilitation Center.

Ethel was a lifetime member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. She loved singing in the choir, and served as finance recorder for many years.

Preceded in death by parents, brothers Jerry Jr. and Charles Henry.

Ethel will be sadly missed by family and friends. She leaves to mourn her passing three devoted nieces; Karen and Sherry Carter of Knoxville, TN and Carolyn Mills of Phoenix, Arizona, nephews; Michael, Paul, Bruce and Bryant Carter, sisters-in-law; Eloise Carter of Knoxville, Hester Johnson of Phoenix Arizona; devoted cousins, Johnetta “Peaches” Shaw, and Lawrence Williams;

God-daughters; Opal and Jade Lundy; a host of great nieces and nephews and other cousins. The Morgan, Woods and Mack families.

The family would like to sincerely thank the doctors, nurses and staff at West Hill Rehabilitation for their care during her illness.

Family will receive friends, 2:30-3:00 p.m. Saturday, February 17, 2022 at Jarnigan’s Chapel; funeral service, 3:00 p.m., Elder Joe B. Mattox, Officiating.

Interment Mount Olive Cemetery.

Arrangements by, JARNIGAN & SON MORTUARY

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Receiving of Friends

Saturday, February 17, 2022
2:30-3:00 p.m. 
Jarnigan & Son Mortuary
2823 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914

Funeral Service

Saturday, February 17, 2022
3:00 p.m. 
Jarnigan & Son Mortuary
2823 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914


Mount Olive Cemetery.

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