Annette Davis Carter

Published 4:04 pm Thursday, December 1, 2022

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March 18, 1937 – Nov. 27, 2022

NATCHEZ – Funeral Services for Annette Davis Carter, 85, of Natchez, who died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, in Jackson, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, at Zion Hill #1 Baptist Church with Pastor Joe W. Pickett officiating.

Burial will follow at Egypt Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of West Gate Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, from 4:30 until 5:30 p.m. at the funeral and will continue on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Masks are required.

Annette was born March 18, 1937, in Adams County, the daughter of Rena Clark Davis and Theodore Davis. She was educated in the Catholic School system.  Early in her career, she worked at the Natchez Pecan Factory and Diamond International. Mrs. Carter was also a passionate entrepreneur who owned and operated multiple businesses notably: clothing stores, antique shops, lounges, a newspaper route, and a notary service.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Odell Carter, Sr.; parents; son, Tony Carter; sister, Mary Green, and two brothers, John Davis and Freddie Clark.

Annette leaves to cherish her memories: three sons, William Jackson (Delores), Odell Carter, Jr. (Mary), and Jerome Carter (Janice); six daughters, Deborah Woods, Norma Moore (Bruce), Wanda Jennings (Larry), Courtney James (Roosevelt), Tasheika Carter and Ladonna Davis (Kale); two brothers, James Davis (June) and Harold Davis; three sisters, Ida Davis, Bessie Stephenson (Terry) and Helen Barrow; ten grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren; a special friend, Edward Dunmore; other relatives, and friends,

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