Wanda Lucille Carter crossed over into Heaven on March 20, 2014, at 88 years old following a massive stroke.
Wanda Ferguson was born Dec. 14, 1925, and raised in Garden City, Kan., by her parents, Elsie and Buster Cox. She worked at the State Theater as an usherette and later as a clerk at the Finney County Courthouse.
She married Fred Avery Carter on Jan. 19, 1947, and moved to California in 1953.
Surviving family members include her daughter, Debra Style, and sisters, Robin Frazier and Anita Williams. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Carter; son, Bruce Carter; and brothers, Damon and Dayton Cox.
In keeping with Wanda's wishes there will be no funeral service. Her ashes will be placed beside her husband of 59 years, Fred Avery Carter, and son, Bruce Allan Carter, at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Bakersfield, Calif.