Doris Carter


SYRACUSE — Doris Elizabeth Dewey Carter, 97, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Seasons Of Life Living Center in Syracuse.

SYRACUSE — Doris Elizabeth Dewey Carter, 97, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Seasons Of Life Living Center in Syracuse.

She was born Dec. 26, 1916, in Cheney, to Alvin Adams Dewey and Nellie Emalene Butler Dewey. She graduated from Garden City High School in 1934.

In 1936, Mrs. Carter moved to Syracuse, where she began teaching at Syracuse High School. She taught school for two years and then was a substitute teacher in the grade school and high school for several years. She moved to Seasons Of Life Living Center in 2009.

On Oct. 1, 1938, she married Murlin Murry Carter in Lyons. He preceded her in death as did her parents; two sons, Murry Alvin "Bud" and Lynn Dewey Carter; and three brothers, Forrest, Alvin and Wayne Dewey.

Survivors include a daughter, Margaret Redetzke of Cimarron; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. MST Thursday at First Presbyterian Church, Syracuse. Burial will follow at Syracuse Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 1 to 7 p.m. MST Wednesday at Fellers Funeral Home LLC, Syracuse. Condolences may be sent to In lieu of flowers, memorials payable to Hamilton County Hospital or First Presbyterian Church may be sent in care of the funeral home, Box 1253, Syracuse, KS 67878.

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