Evelyn M. Carter

Evelyn Mae Carter, 86, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in St. Joseph’s Hospital Nursing Care Facility.

She was born Sept. 6, 1927, in Hinkleville, a daughter of the late Mack Henry and Golda Linger Nutt.

On March 28, 1948, she married Boyles Carter, who survives.

Also surviving are three brothers, Hayward Nutt and Mack Nutt, Jr. both of Florida, and Martin Dale Nutt of Warren, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Beulah and Maxine Nutt; and three half brothers, George, Orval and Tracy DeNoal Nutt.

Evelyn was a homemaker and a member of Tallmansville Baptist Church. She was secretary of Pythian Sisters of the United States and Canada from 1980-1990 and was a 50-year charter member of the Tallmansville Community Educational Outreach Society. She was secretary for Alumni Directors until 1973 at West Virginia Wesleyan College and had worked in the Upshur County clerk’s office.

Friends will be received at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home today from 5-8 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tallmansville Baptist Church, where she will lie in state from 1-2 p.m., the funeral hour, with the Rev. Wease Day and the Rev. Tim Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclaircom. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the