Evelyn Newton Carter, 96, of Owensboro died Monday, July 15, 2019 at her home while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Livermore on March 23, 1923 to the late Crawford Newton and Mary Acker Newton. Evelyn was a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church and was a member of the Mary Lou Phillips Sunday School Class. She worked at Central Bank & Trust where she worked for over 24 years and retired as Manager of the 18th Street Branch. She loved reading and her cats.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Francis C. Newton; and her husband, Dr. O.H. Carter.
Survivors include a stepson, Gregory (Collette) Carter; stepdaughters, Marilynn Lashbrook and LaDonna Watson; six step-grandchildren, Mason Carter, Jack Carter, Jason Watson (Dawn), Scott Wells (Carmen), Shelley Reynolds (Alan) and Stacey Weiss (David); and eight, step-great-grandchildren, Caleb Watson, Jacob Watson, Samuel Wells, Savannah Wells, Kaitlyn Scott, Hadley Scott, Shane Reynolds, and Caleb Reynolds; niece, Sharon Wathen (Dan); a great-nephew, Will Wathen (Mary Katherine); and a great-niece, Bonnie Wathen. She is also survived by her wonderful caregivers, GRADD, and the staff of Hospice of Western Kentucky who tended to her and her family with great compassion.
Services will be at 12 p.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019 at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Settle Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 E. 4th Street, Owensboro, KY 42303 or Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301.