Ardis Maydean Carter

Ardis Maydean Carter

Ardis Maydean Carter was born October 24, 1920, at Umatilla, Oregon, to parents Carl and Nettie Mae (Hatfield) Caldwell. She died Saturday, November 9, 2013, at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston, Oregon, at the age of 93.

She married Wavie D. Carter on March 17, 1936, in Pasco, Washington. They owned Jimmy’s Flower Shop from 1959 until the early 1970s. Wavie died in early 1970 and Ardis moved to California, where she also operated a flower shop. She was a charter member of the Emblem Club and a member of the Faith Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Wavie; siblings Loree Woodward, Maurice “Bus” Caldwell, Myrie “Tiny” Caldwell, Alma “Jeanne” Beebe, Loran “Red” Caldwell, Vale Parsons, Martha Shockman and Agnes Ayers.

She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews, and special friend R. Joseph Scott.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at the Hermiston Cemetery.

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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon, is in care of arrangements.

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