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Willie Hardee Carter: Longs

1924 – 2017

     Willie Hardee Carter of Longs passed away Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Loris Rehab and Nursing Center. He was 92.

     Mrs. Carter was born in Horry County, a daughter of the late William Hardee and the late Isla Lee Hardee Matthews. She was retired from Santee Cooper and was a devoted member of Living Water Baptist Church.

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Carter was predeceased by her husband of 68 years, J. Robert Carter, Jr.; her stepfather, Robert Matthews; and two sisters, Ruby Hardee and Opal Allen.

     Survivors include one son, Ron Carter and his wife Kaye of Atlanta, Georiga; two daughters, Judy C. Carter and her husband Tim of Longs and Deborah Price and her husband Jim of Myrtle Beach; two brothers, Billy Matthews and his wife Vickie and Tommy Matthews and his wife Pat all of Longs; three sisters, Ernestine Stone of Irmo, Fannie Rabon and her husband Hinson of Longs, and Linda Campbell and her husband Ravenel of Florence; six grandchildren, Gina Dunn and her husband Jeff, Janet Faircloth and her husband Delane, Jamie Hendricks, Timmy Carter, Richie Carter and his wife Mary, and John Huggins and his fiance Elise; and eight great grandchildren.

     Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11 at Living Water Baptist Church with Rev. Lebron Crisp and Rev. John Goudelock officiating, burial following at Mt. Leon Cemetery.

     Family planned to receive friends during the hour preceding the service at the church.

     Memorials may be sent to Living Water Baptist Church, 1569 Highway 9 East, Longs, SC 29568 or to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 537 Long Point Road, Suite 203, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.

     A guest register is available here.