Elizabeth Augusta Carter

February 5, 1933 ~ January 12, 2020 (age 86)


Elizabeth Augusta Carter, age 86, of West Frankfort, passed away at 10:01 a.m. Sunday, January 12, 2020 at the Westside Care Center of West Frankfort.

Mrs. Carter will be cremated. There will be no public services at this time.

Leffler Funeral Home of Benton is in charge of the arrangements.

Elizabeth was born on February 5, 1933 in Benton, the daughter of Cecil Cavins and Hattie (Launius) Cavins.

She formerly worked as a Hotel Housekeeper with the Barlow Hotel.

Mrs. Carter was a member of the Trinity Full Gospel Church of West Frankfort, where she enjoyed attending church and worshipping her Lord with her church family.

Elizabeth enjoyed playing BINGO, doing word search puzzles, eating out, visiting with family; but most of all enjoyed spending time with her great-grandchildren.

Surviving are her children: Barbara Ramsey of San Diego, California, Ralph Ramsey and wife Donna of West City, Delores Fowler and husband John of Galatia, IL, Clara Allen of Christopher, IL, James "Shorty" Carter and wife Anna of West Frankfort, Lavern Cecil "Butch" Carter of Benton, and Lester "Poncho" Carter of Danville; twenty grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her parents Cecil and Hattie Cavins; a son: Willard Lee Allen; and a brother: Leroy Cavins.

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