Jean Carte, 73, of the Evergreen Hills community, Cottageville, WV, passed away September 4, 2013, at her home.
She was born May 4, 1940, in Grantsville, WV, a daughter of the late Lane K. and Gladys G. (Putnam) Roberts. Her brother, Gary Roberts also preceded her in death.

She was a seamstress, and was co-owner and operator of J&J Fabric Shop in Cottageville and Millwood for 29 years. She was a 22 year member of the VFW Post #5501 Ladies Auxiliary, Ripley, an Honorary Citizen of Mooseheart, and a Woman of the Moose. She enjoyed crafts, playing bingo, and was a Baptist by faith.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph Hershel “Joe” Carte; sons, Rick (Marie) Ash and Tom (Felicia) Wilson all of Spencer, and Timothy (Sandy) Wilson of LeRoy; daughters, Ranell Ash Windland of Spencer, and Marlyn “Marty” Carte of Cottageville; step-daughters, Regina Carte (Richard) Newbrough of Albany, OH, Beverly Carte (Butch) Price of Wharton, WV, and Brenda “Binky” Carte (Joel) Fraier of Cutler, OH; 19 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; brother, Delmas (Judy) Roberts of Winfield; sister, June McDowell of Bolivia, NC, and a sister-in-law, Sue Roberts of Millstone.
The family would like to express their appreciation to, Monica, Sherry and Kathy, for the wonderful care given to Jean.
In keeping with her wishes, there will be no public services.  Contributions in her memory are preferred to:  HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd, West, Charleston, WV  25387.

Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, is providing arrangements.
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