Memorial service for Donna Lee Carter, 79, of Edgewood, is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Edgewood Church of Christ with Mr. Ken Maddox officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point. She passed away Friday night, July 5, 2019, at a hospital in Tyler.
She was born Dec. 22, 1939, in Dallas, the daughter of Leroy Waggoner and Vivian Eileen Allen Waggoner.
She was raised in Irving and was a graduate of Irving High School in 1958. She received her Associates Degree at Tyler Junior College. She lived in Irving prior to moving to Edgewood in 1979.
She was formerly employed as a postal clerk for the Canton, Edgewood and Whitehouse Post Offices, retiring in 2001.
She loved art and ceramics, but her passion was genealogy. She loved her family very much and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the Canton Genealogical Library and the Edgewood Church of Christ.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Leroy and Vivian Waggoner; sister, Sharon Parks and a brother, Allen Rance Waggoner.
She is survived by two sons, Douglas Niles Carter, of Crosby and Guy Nelson Carter and wife, Lisa, of Lewis-ville; daughter, Torri Lee Beard and husband, Ty, of Tyler; brother, Roy Lee Waggoner and wife, Terri, of Bowie; and three grandchildren, Brianna Beard, Brittany Beard and Brooke Carter.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Tyler Type I Diabetes Foundation in her memory.