Born November 20, 1958 in Bogota Columbia, South America to Ira Cebert “Nick” & Anna Lee Cook Carter. She had lived in Virginia and Tennessee. Lee Ann was a 1976 graduate of Staunton River High School in Bedford County, Virginia and attended Virginia Western Community College. She was of the Baptist Faith. She loved staying in touch with friends on Facebook. She was a blessing to all as a mother, grandmother and sister and will be greatly missed. She loved her dog.
In addition to her parents she is survived by a daughter Dianna, a grandson Carter was a great joy in her life, a brother: Steven Carter and her companion and former husband: Kelly Ward, a nephew: Jonathan Carter.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Carl Howell officiating. Interment will follow in the Flat Springs Cemetery, Elk Park, North Carolina. Active Pallbearers will be Steven Carter, Carter Guinn and family and friends. Honorary Pallbearer will be: Jonathan Carter. The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m. prior to the service at 1 p.m. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel, 212 N. Main Street, Elizabethton is serving the Ward family