Edith C. Carter

May 28, 1924 ‒ December 16, 2004

Mt. Vernon, Ohio

Edith C. Carter, of Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, December 16, 2004 at the Knox Community Hospital. She was born May 28, 1924 in Cheshire, England to the late John and Edith (Cole) Harding and had been a resident of the Mount Vernon area since 1965. Edith was a veteran of the Women’s Royal Enlisted Navy (WRENS) serving in England during WWII. She had also been a volunteer at the Knox Community Hospital for many years.

She is survived by a son Phillip Carter of Dunwoody, Georgia, a daughter and son-in-law Carol (James) Costello of Warner Robins, Georgia, four grandchildren; Erika Carter, Gillian Carter, Christina Hancock and Stephen Costello, two great-grandchildren; Brandon and Taylor Hancock, a brother Derek Harding of England, and two sisters Shirley Williams of Columbus, Ohio and Doreen Gould of England.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Earl Carter.

Edith chose to donate her body to the Ohio State University Medical School. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon assisted the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.