Wilma Geraldine Carter, passed away at the age of 79, on Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Ardmore, Okla. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at CrystalRock Cathedral with The Reverend Walt Spradling officiating. Interment to follow in Pruitt Cemetery. 

Wilma was born on April 8, 1938, in Dexter, N.M., to Frank Moxley and Maudie L. (Brooks) Moxley. Her family moved to Ardmore in 1944. Wilma married Chester Carter, Sr., on March 5, 1965, in Baum, Okla. She was a devoted mother to her children and family. She will be remembered for her sense of humor and her contagious laughter. Wilma enjoyed her time outside working in the garden. She enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s sporting events and watching football on television. As a faithful Christian, Wilma has been a devoted member of CrystalRock Cathedral since February of 1989.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Pauline Dudly, two brothers, Eugene Moxley and Charly “Bill” Moxley.

Wilma is survived by three children; Chester Carter Jr. and wife, Sonia, of Ardmore, Okla., Brenda Carter of Tulsa, Okla. and Tonja Roberts and husband, Kory, of Ardmore, Okla., ten grandchildren: Dian, Jason, John, Eric, Tasha, Sandy, Brandon, Lacy, Easton and Khloe, eight great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren, and one sister, Bonnie Cryer of Ardmore, Okla. 

A visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Griffin-Hillcrest.

Condolences may be left at www.griffinhillcrest.com.