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    Thursday, January 11 2018
    Ernest Garland Carter

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    Ernest Garland Carter, 77, of Kenbridge, Va. died peacefully Jan. 11, 2018 with his family by his side. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Jesse H. Childers. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Joyce H. Carter; daughters, Dawn C. Childers (Steve) and Amy C. Lacy (D.R.); grandchildren, Matthew and Jackson Childers and Zach, Natalie, Lindsey and Sam Short; Great grandson, Jacen Short. Ernest served his country for over thirty years under the Department of the Army. He loved hunting, fishing, playing softball and tinkering with old cars. He was a member of the Kenbridge Baptist Church.  Memorial services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at 1PM in the Clarke Funeral Home, Kenbridge, Va. Interment in the Crestview Memorial Park, LaCrosse, Va. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon until start of services. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to Lunenburg Health Services, P.O. Box 121, Victoria, Va. 23974. Online condolences may be sent at

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