Debra Jean Carter

March 8, 1962 ~ May 9, 2021 (age 59)


Our Queen Debra Jean Carter "Big Gul" was born on March 8,1962 to Estelle Carter and Shadrack Evans. Our Queen was a quiet and loving person, who loved being around her children and family. We all know that her heartbeat was her grandkids. Queen Debra confessed Christ as her personal savior and was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church under the leadership of Dr. Bobby L. Harris. Queen Debra departed this walk of life at UAB Medical Center on May 9th, 2021 at 11:12p.m. to graciously receive her crown in heaven.

Queen Debra was preceded in death by both parents the late Estelle Carter and Shadrack Evans, one aunt Gaster "Belle" Carter, one Uncle James "Cool" Carter, one sister Janice P. Swain, one brother Michael Ray Evans and grandparents John Henry Carter Sr. and Jessie Swain Carter. Rev. Frank Evans and Flossie Mequrson Evans.

Debra Jean "Big Gul" Carter memories will be cherished by her loving two sons, LaKeon Deunate "Dee" Holley and LaVante Deon "Phatdaddy" Holley (Pamila), two granddaughters Kumari A. "Sugarfoot" Holley and Jayshree A. "JellyBean" Holley one grandson Sincere "Sin" Moore, Godson Raymond Billingsley of Birmingham, AL, five sisters Chonice Carter, La-Shawn Cook (Tracey), Stephanie Carter, Bever- Lee Shepherd (Jerry) all of Sylacauga and Doris Evans of California. Three brothers, Myric Carter of Sylacauga, Al, Shadrack Evans Jr. of Childersburg, Al and Kendrick Norris (Pamela) of Opelika, Al. One special cousin/ Big brother Edward "Moochie" Carter, two aunts Betty Jean Middleton of Harpersville, Al and Evelyn Carter of Manhattan New York. One uncle John Henry Carter Jr. (Mary). A special friend of 25 years Terry L. Odum, two close friends Ann Crowe and Sue Campbell all of Sylacauga, Al. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.

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May 14, 2021

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Grace Memorial Chapel Funeral Home
220 East 3rd Street
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Graveside Service
May 15, 2021

1:00 PM
New Hope Baptist church Cemetery
Fayetteville Hwy
Sylacauga, AL 35150

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