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Alpha Carter

d. February 2, 2011

Alpha Manima Hamilton Carter, age 95 of La Grange, passed away on February 2, 2011 at Monument Hill Nursing Center in La Grange.

Alpha was born on July 31, 1915 at Georgetown, Texas to Robert (Bob) Hamilton and Gertie Buchanan Hamilton.

Alpha married Arthur Carter on November 16, 1933 in Georgetown, Texas. They lived in the Georgetown area most their life. After Arthur died she moved to Carmine in 1993. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She had many good friends in the Church of Christ in La Grange and Georgetown. Over the years she was involved in several organizations including church groups, school activities, P.T.A., Girl Scouts, and Business Women of Georgetown. During the years she worked at Piggly Wiggly Grocery, L&M Restaurant and Cochran Gift Shop all in Georgetown. She loved visiting with family and friends especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, music, singing and games especially 42 and baseball.

Alpha is survived by daughter Edith Flinn and husband Jack; son-in-law Roy Morriss; grandchildren, Melissa Luetge and husband Rocky, Michael Flinn and wife Jeanne, Jimmy Flinn, Jeffrey Flinn and wife Wendy; step grand-daughter Panda Bourelle and husband Brian; great grandchildren, Lance, Lucas and Leif Luetge, Clark, Nick, Jace, Carson and Kennedy Flinn; step grandsons, Jeremy and Tommy; brother Jesse Hamilton and wife Naomi; sister-in-law Margie Hamilton and many nieces and nephews.

Alpha was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Gertie Hamilton; husband Arthur Carter; daughter Charlene Morris; brothers Cleo Hamilton and wife Goldie, Ernest Hamilton and wife Gladys, Hugh (Mart) Hamilton, Shelby Hamilton and wife Grace, Clyde Hamilton and wife Maxine, Jimmie Hamilton and wife Nelda; sisters, Lela Faye Williams and Roberta Hamilton.

She was also preceded in death by Carter in-laws; Robert and Mable Carter, Orville and Earle Carter, Alton and Jewel Carter, Callie and Bill Ishey, Edward and Clara Carter.


Visitation is scheduled for Friday February 4, 2011 from 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM at Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday February 5, 2011 at 10:30 AM at Church of Christ in La Grange. Interment will follow at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Georgetown, TX at 3:30 PM.


Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Flinn, Jimmy Flinn, Jeffrey Flinn, Rocky Luetge, Lance Luetge, Lucas Luetge, Leif Luetge and Clark Flinn.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, or Church of Christ in La Grange.
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