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Esther Jane Carte

November 27, 1935 — January 18, 2021

Esther Jane Carte, 85, of Mooresville, passed away January 18, 2021. Esther was born November 27, 1935 in Bolivar, Ohio to the late Arthur and Bertha (Jones) Hess. She married the love of her life John Carte on December 31, 1953, whom preceded her in death.

Esther was a homemaker for many years, taking care of her family who she dearly loved. She was a member of Eternal Life Baptist Church, Mooresville. Esther enjoyed playing bingo and going to the casino. She was a loving mom and grandmother; who will be greatly missed by her family.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Buck Hess, Melva Mills, Wanda Ingram, Anna Wanschwanz, Wilma, and Wilda.

Survivors include her children, John A. (Hanna) Carte, Sheila Helton, William M. (Christina) Carte, and Mark E. Carte; sisters, Martha Smith, Mary Swanson, Derrlyn Ford, Lorretta Jacobs, and Daina Rockhold; 9 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild.

A graveside service will be private Friday, January 22, 2021, 2:30 p.m. at White Lick Cemetery. The graveside service will be live streamed by visiting Carlisle - Branson Facebook page for all guest to watch. Visit to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

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