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  • Obit: Doris King Carter

  • Doris King Carter died peacefully in the home she so loved on July 1, 2012 surrounded by her loving family.  She was 89.


    Doris was born on May 17, 1923 in Magnolia, Delaware, daughter of the late Bradley and Blanch (Hammond) King.


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  • Doris King Carter died peacefully in the home she so loved on July 1, 2012 surrounded by her loving family.  She was 89.
    Doris was born on May 17, 1923 in Magnolia, Delaware, daughter of the late Bradley and Blanch (Hammond) King.
    She enjoyed life as a homemaker and her hobbies included gardening and decorating.
    Doris was a member of the Wyoming-Camden Round Table Club for 47 years, Sprig and Twig Club, and a lifelong member of the Whatcoat United Methodist Church.  She served on various committees and boards through civic organizations and the church.
    Besides her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband Harold M. Carter in 1999 half brother John Hammond, brother William “Billy” King, a sister Marie Ciliberti and son-in-law Leland Matthew O’Brien.
    She is survived by her loving daughter Carolee Janie O’Brien of Dover, granddaughter Wendy C. Killen and her husband Lloyd V. Killen III (L.V.) of Camden, special great grandsons Chad Carter Killen and Lee Victor Killen, two brothers Carl P. King and his wife Carol of Lewes and Florida, Bradley King and his wife Margie of Hobe Sound, FL, sister-in-law Irene King of Dover and many nieces and nephews that were special to her.
    Service will be 11 am Saturday, July 7 at the Whatcoat United Methodist Church, 16 N. Main Street, Camden, where family will greet friends one hour earlier.  Burial will follow in Barratt’s Chapel Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Whatcoat United Methodist Church, 16 N. Main St., Camden, DE 19934.
    Letters of condolences can be sent via www.pippinfuneralhome.com

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