Leah Elizabeth Carter


Leah Elizabeth Carter, 19, of Gamaliel, passed away Dec. 31, 2018 due to an accident.
She was born Jan. 22, 1999 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, to Laura Wallace McCarty and the late Kelly Carter.
She was a member of HOSA, a CNA student at South Central Technology College in Glasgow, employed at The Palace in Red Boiling Springs and a member of Gamaliel United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Laura and Gary McCarty, of Gamaliel; half brother, Justin Bowenbecker; half sister, LeAnna Weist, of Jacksonville, Florida; stepsister, Jennifer Leigh Simmons, of Portland, Tennessee; grandparents, Betty Sue Wallace, of Gamaliel, Betty York, of Nashville, Tennessee; uncles and aunts, Mark and Dinah Wallace, of Fountain Run, Jim and Lynn Bushong, of Nashville, Tennessee, Dr. Michael Carter and Terri Lynn, of Tompkinsville; stepaunt and uncle, Wayne and Kaye McCarty, of Franklin, Kentucky; cousins, Ashton and Andrea Wallace, of Nashville, Tennessee, Dr. Allison Raines, of Paducah, John Michael Carter, of London, Kentucky, Caroline Carter, of Bowling Green, Cassidy Carter, of Lexington, and Ashton Bushong, of Nashville, Tennessee.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by grandfathers, Sartin Wallace and William Carter.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 1 p.m. at Strode's Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel with burial to follow in Gamaliel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8 and after 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Gamaliel VFD Leah Carter Fund for Rescue and Recovery.
Published on January 7, 2019
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