Alfa Jean Carter Carter (1931-2008)
Alfa Jean Carter, 77, passed away in Bountiful, Utah, on Dec. 15, 2008, after a valiant fight with diabetes. Alfa Jean was born April 17, 1931, in Ogden, Utah. When she was one month old she was adopted by Kenneth G. and Verna May Seely Carter. She grew up on a ranch in Park Valley, Utah, where she attended Park Valley School.

Alfa Jean graduated from Box Elder High School where she was involved in music and school activities. She married Bryan Kent Carter on Oct. 3, 1949, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Together they raised six children, living in Park Valley, Brigham City, Garland, Salt Lake City, Logan and Centerville, Utah, Tucson, Ariz., and Bellevue, Wash.
Kent passed away in 1997. She is survived by her children, Carla Jean (Wiley) Cragun, San Antonio, Texas, Kathleen Mark, South Weber, Bryan Kay (Lana) Carter, Kaysville, Alyson (Scott) Smith, Kirkland, Wash., and Reed Martin (Corrie) Carter, Layton; a son-in-law, David H. Green, Bountiful; a brother, Kenneth G. (Christine) Carter, Jr., Lake City, Colo.; 31 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kent; a daughter, Cynthia Carter Green; two sons, Kenneth Gordon and Curtis Kent; a grandson, Ezra Carter Cragun; and a great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Anne Carbone. She also leaves behind many friends and neighbors who will miss her smile and kind words.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at the Centerville 6th Ward, 900 South 400 East, with Bishop Paul Seager conducting. Friends and family may call Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, and Monday morning 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the church prior to services. Interment: Centerville City Cemetery.

Published in Logan Herald Journal from December 21, 2008 to January 4, 2009.
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