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Elaine Helms Carter

Friday, May 14th, 1948 - Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Obituary

Mrs. Edna “Elaine” Helms Carter, 72, of Kannapolis, passed away on Friday, November 6, 2020 at Tucker Hospice House, surrounded by her family.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, November 9, 2020 at West Concord Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Dr. Jimmy Barrett, of Poplar Grove Baptist Church. The family will greet friends following the service in the cemetery.

Elaine was born on May 14, 1948 in Concord to the late Edna Blackwelder Helms and Elmer Helms, Sr. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Larry Donald Carter.

Spending time with her grandchildren and great-granddaughter was one of Elaine’s favorite past times. She also enjoyed spending time outside, gardening, and working in the yard.

She is survived by her daughters, Kathy Carter and husband Gary Carpenter of Kannapolis, Julie Tucker and husband Geoff of Harrisburg; brothers, Elmer Helms, Jr. and wife Alice, Ed Helms and wife Mary, Ernest Helms and wife Becky, Bobby Helms and wife Brenda; grandchildren, Kayla Mabrey, Lauren Tucker, Robbie Tucker; great-granddaughter, Charli Mabrey.

On-line condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com
Wilkinson Funeral Home is assisting the Carter family.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, November 9th, 2020 | 1:30pm
    When
    Monday, November 9th, 2020 1:30pm
    Location
    West Concord Cemetery
    Address
    331 Union Cemetery Rd SW
    CONCORD, NC 28027
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    Notes
    The family will greet friends following the service in the cemetery.
  • Graveside Service

    Monday, November 9th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, November 9th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    West Concord Cemetery
    Address
    331 Union Cemetery Rd SW
    CONCORD, NC 28027
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Jimmy Barrett
  • Interment

    Location
    West Concord Cemetery
    Address
    331 Union Cemetery Rd SW
    CONCORD, NC 28027
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Judy Raymer Hudson

Posted at 11:08am
Elaine was my very best friend. We were friends all through school. She was a Christian woman who loved her family with all her heart. I will truly miss her. I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember my dear friend. love always, Judy
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Robert, Teresa, Greer, and Grant Helms

Posted at 03:10pm
In memory of a special aunt who carried a strong presence with her sweet smile and quiet kindness. You will be deeply missed and loved always.
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Elmer and Alice Helms

Posted at 02:39pm
Love you baby sister ! Will miss you !
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Bobby and Brenda Helms

Posted at 02:32pm
We love you and will miss you.
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