Yvonne “Dearest” Carter of Lawton, Oklahoma passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at United Regional Hospital in Wichita Falls, Texas at the age of 63.
Yvonne was born May 10, 1953, in De Kalb, Texas, to Malvin Sadler, Sr. and Annie Mae Hunter Sadler. On December 21, 1974, she was married to Willie F. Carter. She enjoyed helping people. She worked in Guest Relations for years and retired from Ft. Sill Lodging (NAF) in March of 2015.
She was preceded in death by her father, Malvin Sadler, Sr.; a son, Craig Lamar Carter; and a brother, Bobby Patterson.
She leaves to cherish her memories: her husband, Willie F. Carter of Dallas, Texas; her mother, Annie Mae Hill of De Kalb, Texas; her daughter, Shannon Sadler of Lawton, Oklahoma; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Stacey Carter of Springfield, Missouri; six brothers and three sisters-in-law, Lawrence and Eddie Mae Sadler of New Boston, Texas, Ronald and Lola Hill of Longview, Texas, David and Regie Hill of De Kalb, Texas, Malvin Sadler, Jr. of Dallas, Texas, Alvin Sadler of Dallas, Texas and Travis Sadler of Dallas, Texas; three sisters, Dianne Sadler Lofton of Dallas, Texas, Laverne Patterson of Fulshear, Texas and Beverly Sadler Taylor of Houston, Texas; a sister-in-law, Ruby Woods Patterson of New Boston, Texas; and several beloved grandchildren, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, March 17, 2017 at Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas with Rev. Bobby Thompson, Rev. Clifton Murray and Rev. Johnny Bell officiating. Interment will follow at Garland Cemetery in De Kalb, Texas.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas.
Online registration at www.batesfamilyfuneralhome.com.