Annie Juanita Carter Manders

Annie Juanita Carter Manders, 87, of Blackshear, passed away Tuesday night, May 21, 2019, at the Harborview Health System Pierce County, following an extended illness.

Born October 13, 1931 in Pierce County, she was a daughter of the late David Ward and Beatrice Clemons Carter. She lived all of her life in Pierce County, attended Blackshear High School and had been employed with Spatola Shoe Factory. She was a charter member of Hacklebarney Baptist Church and attended the Senior Adults Sunday School Class. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Manders; her son-in-law, Ike Golub; brother, Lloyd Carter and sister, Glenda Carter.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Golub Grace (husband Harry), Waycross; her son, Lamar Manders (wife Pat), Brantley County; three grandchildren, Jonathan Golub (wife June), Blackshear, Suzanne Golub Sharpe (husband Da’Neil), Baxley,  and Melissa Lynn Mowder of Johnson City, TN; six great-grandchildren, Jack Golub, Blackshear and Leland Sharpe and Logan Sharpe, both of Baxley, and James Mowder, Molly Mowder and Madison Mowder, all of Johnson City, TN; two sisters, Laverne Waters and Marilyn Chancey (husband Glynn), both of Blackshear; two brothers, Tracy Carter (wife Wanda) and Jimmy Carter, both of Blackshear; sisters-in-law, Eula Mae Miller and Katie Goble, both of Blackshear, Eunice Pittman, Indian Head, MD, Lucy Rodriguez (husband Nick), San Diego, CA, Susie Kurtz, Ray City, Annette Manders (husband Wayne), Marietta, and Kathryn Carter, St. George; brothers-in-law, Cecil Manders (wife Norma Jean), Blackshear, Eugene Manders (wife Louvenia), Brantley County and Johnnie Manders (wife Vernell), Waycross and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation will be held from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 23, from  the chapel of Hart Funeral Home with the Rev. Monroe Gill officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Oakland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mattie’s Mission, PO Box 2211, Waycross, GA 31502.

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Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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