Youtha Delores Reynolds

December 11, 1929

June 6, 2019

Youtha Delores Reynolds Carter, 89, of Martinsville, Va., departed this life on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at her residence. She was born December 11, 1929 in Virginia to the late Martha Baskerville and the late Clarence Reynolds Sr. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Youtha Rochelle Carter; husband, Joe E. Carter Sr.; stepfather, Junius Baskerville; two sisters, Virginia Hilton and Gwendolyn Gibson; and two brothers, Clarence Reynolds Jr. and Elbert Reynolds.

Youtha leaves to cherish her memories, a son, Joe E. Carter Jr. (Tuwanda); two children, Olivia M. Carter and Garrison J.Carter all of Bethesda, Md.; and one sister, Azalea R. Williams of Roanoke, Va.; and a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Youtha was a graduate of Saint Paul's College and served as an educator for 38 years--mostly in Henry County Public Schools. She was a member of Moral Hill Missionary Baptist Church and previously served as administrative secretary, and participated on several missionaries including Culinary, Christian Education, Women's Missionary Circle, Pastor's Aid, Sunday School, and was a member of the Mass Choir, and Birthday Social Club. She also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

Memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 11,2019 at noon at Moral Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 50 Moral Hill Drive, Axton, VA with the Rev. Dr. Thurman O. Echols Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends 45 minutes prior to the service at the church and all other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Hairston, 200 John Spencer Road, Martinsville, VA 24112.

Interment will follow the service at Carver Memorial Gardens, Martinsville, VA. Arrangements entrusted to Hairston Funeral Home, Martinsville, VA.