Lucy Carter

Obituary of Lucy Rose Puglia Carter

Lucy Rose Puglia Carter, 74, widow of James Walter Carter, died Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital. Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Puglia Sr. and Harriett Eve Ballard Puglia. Mrs. Carter was a former member of Westside Baptist Church. She was a retired secretary with Sumter School District 17 and was also employed as a nursery worker at First Baptist Church for 15 years. Surviving are two daughters, Paige Michelle Carter and Ashley Nicole Carter; a brother, Joseph Puglia, Jr.; her stepmother, Betty Ryttenberg; a stepsister, Bunnie Hewitt; a stepbrother, Tommy Nichols all of Sumter and three grandfurbabies, Ally, Lilly and Toby. Graveside services will be held at 2 P.M. Monday, January 10, 2022, in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Jeremy Hansard officiating. On-line condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386
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