Matilda Beatrice “Betty” Carder


Matilda Beatrice “Betty” Carder, 84, of Grafton, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Grafton City Hospital, with her family by her side.

She was born October 20, 1932, at Lambertville, NJ, daughter of the late David Kerr and Annie Elizabeth Smith. She will join her husband John F. Carder, Sr., who preceded her death February 8, 2003.

She attended the Salvation Army, loved to walk, go to yard sales, and helped raise money for the Grafton City Police K-9 Unit, volunteer at the Mission on Latrobe St., and enjoyed being with her family.

She is survived by six children, Barbara Jean Lyons and husband, Donald, of Grafton, Mary Ann Hulsey and husband, Mike, of Grafton, John F. Carder, Jr and wife, Tammy, of Morgantown, Robert M. Carder and wife, Cindy, of GA, Rose M. Strickland and husband, Avery, of GA, Steven L. Carder, Sr., of Grafton; grandchildren Mark Ann, Jennifer, Kayla, Shebree, Khrystal, Bobby, James, David, Steven Jr., Angel, Amanda, Samantha, CJ, and AJ; and several great-grandchildren; a special best friend, Lucille Poling; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Tiffany McDaniel.

Family and friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home 202 McGraw Ave., Grafton, on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, from 4-8 p.m., and on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, from 10:00 a.m., until 11:30 a.m.

A graveside service will be held at noon, at the West Virginia National Cemetery.

Online condolences can be sent to the Carder family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com. Bartlett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Carder family.

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