Ada N. Carter, 80, of Martinsville, Virginia passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial. She was born November 4, 1941, in Martinsville, Virginia to the late Frederick Carter and Alma Watkins Carter.
Ada was a graduate of Albert Harris High School in 1963. She worked in secondary education and secretarial science and was a dedicated employee of the Martinsville City School System for more than 40 years. She was a member of both United In Christ Ministries and Mount Sinai Apostle Holiness Churches. She loved singing, playing the tambourine, and reading her bible. She said she was putting her time in, pay day was coming soon.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Bertha Hairston, Jean Cleamons, Joan Brown, and Janice Kirby; brothers, Fredrick Carter, Jr., Nathaniel Carter, Sr., Howard Carter, Sr., and Timothy Carter, Sr.
She is survived by her daughter, Semeka “Mimi” Hairston; sons, Frankie Carter, Stacy Carter (Stephanie), and Lyndon Carter; sisters, Siberia Hairston, and Senora Mahan; eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 12:00 PM at Mount Sinai Apostle Holiness Church. Burial will follow at Carver Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net.