Christine Carter

Westminster- Juanita Christine Watkins Carter, 78, formerly of 411 Canupp Circle, widow of the late Velde Carter, passed away October 16, 2019, at Prisma Health Cottingham Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family.                   


Born in Long Creek, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late John Loranzo Watkins and Ada Elizabeth Parker Watkins.   Christine was a retired operator with Coats & Clark industry and had a great love for spending time with her family.


Mrs. Carter is survived by her daughters, Sharon Gibson ( the late Larry Gibson)of Westminster, Jennifer Phillips (Brian) of Westminster, Kathy Simpson (Bill) of Seneca; brothers, Larry Watkins of Westminster, Charles Watkins of Easley; six grandchildren, Russell Moore, Daniel Phillips, Justin Phillips, Blake Simpson, Zoe Simpson, and Roslynn Phillips; and five great-grandchildren, Abi Moore, Hunter Moore, Lucas Moore, Chase Moore and Liam Simpson.


In addition to her husband and parents, Christine is preceded in death by brothers, Jimmie Watkins, Wayne Watkins, Ewell Mayo, and Terry Ramey; sisters, Bertha Ramey and Mary Lou Watkins; and former son in law, Gary Moore.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 am, Monday, October 21, 2019, at Sandifer Funeral Home. The family will receive friends 10 am – 11 am, Monday, October 21, 2019, prior to the service at Sandifer Funeral Home.


The family is at their respective homes.  Flowers are accepted. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting