Bertha Olivia Gaskins Carter

08/12/1923 - 07/16/2020

Obituary for Bertha Olivia Gaskins Carter

Bertha Olivia Gaskins Carter, 96, of New Bern died Thursday July 16, 2020 at her residence.

Viewing hours are 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Friday at Oscar's Mortuary. Service may be viewed on oscars facebook page.

Her service is 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Hyman Chapel AMEZ Church Cemetery 2108 Hwy. 101 Havelock followed by the interment.

She is survived by two sons, Richard Leon Carter and Robert Carter both of New Bern, NC; seven daughters, Shirley Russell, Sarah Hill, Judy Nelson all of New Bern, NC, Deborah Jones of Cove City, NC, Yvonne Barnett of Durham, NC, Tracy Johnson of Jacksonville, NC and LaTonia Carter of Efland, NC; three sisters, Catherine Davis of Baltimore, Sarah Miles New Bern, NC and Dolly Garolds of Chicago, IL; seventeen grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

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Our sincerest condolences for your loss. She truly was an amazing woman and left a legacy of love and wisdom. The Brothers family.

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To Latonia and family May you find peace and comfort in knowing that your grief is shared by so many.May God bless you and your wonderful family.Virginia GreeneDurham,NC

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Latonia and family,May you find peace and comfort in knowing that your grief is shared by so many.God bless you and your wonderful family.Virginia Greene Durham,NC

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To Yvonne and Family, there are places in the heart reserved especially for those most special to us, loss of your Mother is one of those people, one who will be remembered today and everyday. My Deepest Condolences. Sandra Conyers Durham NC

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To the Carter family, our deepest condolences, praying that God will comfort your hearts, uplift your spirits, and carry you all through this season. "Though your heart is sad, may it also hold the blessings of the love that will always be a part of you all". Rev. VI, & Evelyn Tyrrel, Raleigh NC.

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To Tina and family, our deepest condolences and prayers are with you and your family as I reflect on the good times and the memories we shared with your mom (Bertha)living across the street. The collard greens and the moments of wisdom while sitting on the porch. May God comfort you all during this time. Peace and Blessings! Paula, Andres & family. (Wake Forest, NC).

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To the Family, Those we love can never be more than a thought away, for as long as there's a memory they in our hearts to stay. Your family will forever be in our prayers. With Deepest Felt Sympathy Pastor Effie Bryant and the Love For God Missions Church Family John 16:22

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Yvonne, Deborah, Judy, Tracy, LaTonia, Sarah, Shirley, Pap and Leon I sorrow with you all. But I know that we don't sorrow as those who have no hope because thanks be to God; we know that your Mother was a Woman of God and for that reason, for those of us who know Jesus, we'll see her again! But even in knowing that, we still mourn, so I pray that the God of All Comfort grant you His Love, Peace and Comfort!!! You are all my family for life! I Love You All!!! Cynthia (Cindy) Moore Winston - New Bern, NC

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Mrs. S Hill, I had the opportunity to be around Mrs Carter a number of times, she was a very nice lady with a warm soul. I share your loss also. I love you! James R White Dougalsville, GA

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Mrs. S Hill, I had the opportunity to be around Mrs Carter a number of times, she was a very nice lady with a warm soul. I share your loss

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Aunt Sarah, my condolences to you and your family. Chasidy C White, Lithonia, GA

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Yvonne and family, sending my deepest condolences for your loss. Arkeba Barnes Durham,NC

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Sarah, I'am sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She left you you with peaceful memories you will have always in your heart. Your mother is at peace in God hands! You are not alone. Phyllis Chaney, Atlanta, GA

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Sarah, My condolences to you and the family on the loss of your mother. I will keep the family in my prayers. R.Green Atlanta, GA

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The Sutton family send their condolences to the Carter family. We will continue to pray for God to comfort you all doing this time of the loss of your mother, grandmother, great grandmother, auntie, cousin and most of all a very dear friend of our family

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Sending condolences to the whole family on the loss of your mother. May you stay strong during this time by leaning on each other as she would want you to do and to keep your trust in the Lord. From the Williams family, Charles, Edward, James (Ronnie), Greg, Lucy and Andrew.

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Sending my heartfelt condolences to The Carter family. Hold on to all the memories of your Mother. May God comfort each of you.

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Sarah, may God continue to bless you and your family. Humbly submitted, Sylvia Crawford Perkins, Chocowinty, NC

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My condolences to the Carter Family. May God continue to comfort each of you. Michelle Pelham

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Family I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Growing up I always admired your mother's caring and selfless nature. We reach adulthood but some childhood memories remain. Ms.Bert was known in Duffyfield for her smile and her conversations.GOD bless you all. Charlene Washington

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To the Gaskins/Carter Family, We want you to know that we truly adored Mother Carter. She loved the Lord and encouraged us to trust in the Lord for strength. Your mother had a great sense of humor, gave us insight and wisdom and encouraged us to pray about everything. May God bless you with peace and strength and love.

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Tracy, and family, We are sending condolences in behalf of the passing of your beautiful mother. She made us laugh and truly loved her children, grandchildren and family. She is with the Lord. May God give you strength and peace.

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Mrs. Carter was a true angel here on earth. She made us laugh, she made us enjoy being in her company. She has joined the many friends and family who arrived in the promise land before her. She is in great company. What a beautiful welcoming she will receive. Love you so much Mrs. Carter, Mona Kay James Honore', Missouri City, Texas

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To the family, my prayers and condolences are with you during this time. Bonnie Woods and Family 5

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To Sarah and Eddie so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother we pray that God will keep you all in the palm of his hands. Randy and Jennifer Carter

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Ms Bertha was a beautiful person inside and out. she is a mother worthy of emulation. Keep her legacy of love alive in your hearts and she will always be with you in spirit. Heaven has gained another angel. Praying for the family that God will give you the much needed strength during this time of your bereavement.

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My condolences to the Carter family, Michael Moore, Arthur L. Greene, Steilacoom, WA 98388.

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Tina, classmate, Leon, Shirley and the entire Carter Family, I am truly sorry of the passing of your Mother Mrs.Bertha was a sweet person. May condolences to you all and may God continue to give you all strength and comfort during and the many days long after.My thoughts and prayers are with you.Rest in the arms of Jesus Mrs.Bertha... Monica Burney

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To the family, My condolences and prayers are with you and you family at this time. May God continue to strengthen you all. Love, Mr & Mrs Lee Jr. Morris and family Pollocksville NC

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To the family, many prayers of strength shall I send up. Thank you Mr's Carter for treating me with kindness from day one we met. You have touched so many and surely be missed. Shawn Heflin Dayton Ohio

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Family we are so sorry to hear about Aunt Bert. We are praying that you all will find comfort in the sweet spirit of our Lord and Savior during this difficult time. Rest in Peace Aunt Bert. Milton "Darnell" Brown and family

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God has a wonderful angel on side, continuing to pray for peace and comfort for the Carter, Gaskin family. Tiketha

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Aunt Bert, My Soul Rejoices! My Flesh Weeps. I'll Hold On To God's Promise, Knowing Again- We Shall Meet! Love Sandra

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My condolences to the Carter family, Michael Moore, Upper Marlboro, MD

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To Sarah and the rest of the family you are all in my thoughts and prayers Christine Moore Grantsboro NC

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Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

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