Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


June 26, 2013

Bonnie Bowling Carter - 1940-2013

WILMINGTON, NC — Bonnie Bowling Carter, 73, formerly of Catlettsburg, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Wilmington, N.C.

Ms. Carter was born Feb. 4, 1940, in Catlettsburg, daughter of the late John Oliver Bowling and the late Julia Wooten Armstrong.

Bonnie was a 1958 graduate of Thomas R. Brown High School. She worked in the office at Urology Center of Northeastern Kentucky. Bonnie loved quilting, sewing and making ceramics.

Surviving are her children, Lisa Dixon, and her husband, Dr. Tim of Ashland, Bobbi Carter of Colbert, Ga., Steven Carter of Ashland, Janet Martin of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Julie Mallin and her husband, Jim, of Wilmington, N.C.; grandchildren, Dr. Justin Dixon (Dr. Grace) of New Haven, Conn., Allison Dixon Brumfield, Esq. (Brian) of Lexington, Clayton and Reese Berrang of Colbert, Ga., Tiffany Martin (Mark) of Maryville, Tenn., Clinton Jacob Carter (Autumn) of Greenback, Tenn., Ashley Carter of Ashland, SSG Larry Wayne Martin Jr. (Austine) of Fort Greely, Ark., SSG Jared L. Martin of Fort Hood, Texas, Josh, Jack and Jenny Mallin of Wilmington, N.C; nine great-grandchildren; Bonnie’s ninth great-grandchild was born the same day Bonnie passed away, (Olivia Kate Martin, born in Knoxville, Tenn); brother, John Oliver Bowling Jr. (Annette) of Knoxville, Tenn.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and brother, James Walter Bowling.

A memorial service to celebrate Ms. Carter’s life will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home in Catlettsburg.

Friends may call after 5:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Flowers are appreciated, but the family asked contributions be made to The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or online at cancer.org/donate.

Condolences may be sent to the family at kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.

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