Juanita (Carter) Manders

October 13, 1931 ~ May 21, 2019 (age 87)


Mrs. Annie Juanita Carter Manders, age 87, of Blackshear, passed away Tuesday night (5/21/19) at the Harborview Health Systems Pierce County following an extended illness.

Born October 13, 1931 in Pierce County, she was a daughter of the late David Ward and Beatrice Clemons Carter.  She lived all of her life in Pierce County, attended Blackshear High School, and had been employed with Spatola Shoe Factory.  She was a charter member of Hacklebarney Baptist Church and attended the Senior Adults Sunday School Class. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Manders; her son-in-law, Ike Golub; brother, Lloyd Carter; and sister, Glenda Carter.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Golub Grace (husband Harry) of Waycross; her son, Lamar Manders (wife Pat) of Brantley County; 3 grandchildren, Jonathan Golub (wife June) of Blackshear, Suzanne Golub Sharpe (husband Da’Neil) of Baxley, Melissa Lynn Mowder of Johnson City, TN; 6 great grandchildren, Jack Golub of Blackshear, Leland and Logan Sharpe of Baxley, and James, Molly, and Madison Mowder, all of Johnson City, TN; 2 sisters, Laverne Waters and Marilyn Chancey (husband Glynn), both of Blackshear; 2 brothers, Tracy Carter (wife Wanda) and Jimmy Carter, both of Blackshear; sisters-in-law, Eula Mae Miller of Blackshear, Katie Goble of Blackshear, Eunice Pittman of Indian Head, MD, Lucy Rodriguez (husband Nick) of San Diego, CA, Susie Kurtz of Ray City, GA, Annette Manders (husband Wayne) of Marietta, GA, and Kathryn Carter of St. George; brothers-in-law, Cecil Manders (wife Norma Jean) of Blackshear, Eugene Manders (wife Louvenia) of Brantley County, and Johnnie Manders (wife Vernell) of Waycross; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Thursday afternoon (5/23/19) at 3 PM in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home with Rev. Monroe Gill officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mattie’s Mission, PO Box 2211, Waycross, GA 31502.

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May 23, 2019

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hart Funeral Home
210 Johnson Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Funeral Service
May 23, 2019

3:00 PM
Hart Funeral Home Chapel
210 Johnson Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

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