CHARLOTTE -- Mrs. Zula Helms McCarter, 92, of Charlotte, died Saturday, April 19, 2008, at White Oak Manor in Rock Hill.
A visitation will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Forest Lawn West Funeral Home Chapel. A private graveside service for the family will be in Forest Lawn West Cemetery with a grandson, Jeffrey Poteat, officiating.
Mrs. McCarter was born in Charlotte on September 22, 1915, daughter of the late Virgil Fernando and Lucy Hager Helms. She was a member of Durham Memorial Baptist Church and a homemaker who loved her family and took pride in her home.
Surviving are her daughters, Shirley Hargett of Rock Hill, Vicki McCarter and Donna Poteat and husband, Steve, all of Charlotte; son, Terry McCarter of Waterloo; grandchildren, Debra, Ronnie, Shannon, Teresa, Dawn, Kelly, Jeffrey and Jessica; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
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She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Victor McCarter. The family would like to thank the staff of White Oak Manor, Unit #2, for their loving care of Ms. Zula.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer Foundation, 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215.
Arrangements are by Forest Lawn Funeral and Cremation Service, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC. (704)395-0055