Funeral services for Morgan Elizabeth Carter, 15, Athens, were scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at the Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Brent Tucker officiating. Burial followed in the Moorehead-Melton Cemetery in Eustace.
Miss Carter died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, in Dallas.
Morgan was born June 8, 1995, in Palestine and had been a lifelong resident of Athens.
She was a sophomore pinnacle student at Athens High School and member of the drill team.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mabank.
Her grandfather Drew Carter preceded her in death.
Survivors include her mother, Natalie Laney Horton and stepfather Robert, Athens; father Shane Carter and stepmother Natalie, Athens; brother Ty Carter, Athens; stepsisters Kaitlyn and Camryn Pair, Athens; paternal grandparents Janice and Robert Tyner, Athens; maternal grandparents Veda and Allen Holcomb, Palestine; great-grandmother Kathleen Holcomb; step-grandparents Libby and Howard Horton, Mabank.
Pallbearers were Chance Feagins, Todd Nitsche, Michael Shelley, Garrett Nitsche, Duncan Ramsey and Scotty Gilbert.
Honorary pallbearers were Blake Carter and Jake Morgan.
If desired, memorials may be made to Childrens Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 658, Millwood, N.Y. 10546.
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