Eva Lea Carter
8/2/1920 - 9/2/2020


Eva Lea Carter, 100, of Quinlan, passed away on September 2, 2020 in Quinlan. Graveside services will be 2:00 P.M., Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Quinlan I.O.O.F. Cemetery with Rev. Stacy Smith officiating. Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Carter was born August 2, 1920 in Carterís Prairie, Hunt County, Texas to John W. (Duff) Vance and Mary Ellen Davis Vance. She married James Earl Carter, Sr. on October 30, 1948 in Quinlan. She taught 4th grade for 38 years for Quinlan ISD and was a member of Quinlan United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her son, James Earl Carter, Jr. of Quinlan; brother, Charles Vance and wife, Mary Jane; granddaughter, Chastity Lewis; along with several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sisters, Ruby Faye Reynolds and Katie Hurse.

Pallbearers will be Chip Vance, Chase Vance, Gary Hurse, Jeff Hurse, Jason Wrenn and Ben Wrenn.

Memorials made me made to the Eva Lea Carter Memorial Scholarship Fund through Quinlan ISD, PayPal for donations: https://www.quinlaneducationfoundation.com/donations.html, for cash or check donations please make to QISD attention Tiffony Chapman 401 East Richmond Avenue Quinlan, Texas 75474. Please note funds are for Eva Lea Carter Memorial Scholarship.

Memorials may be made to IOOF Cemetery, PO Box 2319, Quinlan, Texas 75474.

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