Lucille Vivian Carter
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April 11, 1923 ˜ March 4, 2019

Lucille Vivian Carter, 95, former resident of Richland, and Vancouver, Washington, and Tucson, Arizona, died March 4, 2019, in Gig Harbor, Washington, where she had been living since 2010. She was born April 11, 1923, in Ithaca, New York, the oldest of four children of Paul Allen and Grace Vivian (Michael) Northrop.
Lucille married John Lemuel Carter, Jr. on February 22, 1947, in Poughkeepsie, New York. Together they had three children and enjoyed traveling, the symphony, and the opera. Lucille also enjoyed swimming and participated in the Senior Olympics for a number of years.
Lucille was a retired high school math and science teacher, who taught for 20 years at Ki-Be High School in Benton City, Washington.
Lucille is survived by two daughters, Margaret Jurado (Bill McKnab) of Denver, Colorado and Nancy Rising (Paul) of Gig Harbor, Washington; son, Bill Carter (Kay) of Chelmsford, Massachusetts; four grandsons, two granddaughters, five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and granddaughter, Abby Carter.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:30 a.m. on April 17, 2019, at Harbor Place, 1016 - 29th St. NW, Gig Harbor, Washington. Interment will be at Haven of Rest Cemetery, Gig Harbor, Washington.
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Published in The Columbian on Mar. 24, 2019.
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April 1, 2019
Lucille (with respect Mrs. Carter) was & will always be the best teacher I was blessed to be taught Math, Science & general High School. Her compassion (sometimes tolerance with our class of 1977) & love to each of us that she guided will always be appreciated beyond words. I was blessed to discover after KiBe High School that we share the love of Christ through Central United Protestant Church. Our pastors Joe Harding & Robert Johnson love that we had a great connection in our lives through our Christ & school. I will truly miss her beautiful soul & will always be missing her. Thanks to her lovely family for sharing this wonderful woman.
Nancy (Lee) Parr
March 31, 2019
Sorry for the loss of your love one, may you find comfort in knowing that those who have passed on in death God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes. Psalms 116:15.
March 30, 2019
May the God of all comfort sustain your family during the days ahead Psalms 119:76
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