Obituary: Audrey Cathey Carter

Obituary: Audrey Cathey Carter, 68, died Saturday, April 27, 2024.

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Audrey Cathey Carter was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, teacher, and friend. She left this world after battling cancer on April 27, 2024, at 68.

She was born in Dover, Tennessee, to Edna and James Cathey on Aug. 29, 1955. After graduating from Austin Peay State University, Audrey pursued her passion for teaching. After moving to Florida, she met her husband, Jack Ellis Carter II. Together they had two children, Jack and Carlene.

Audrey taught honors biology and anatomy and physiology at West Orange High School.

Extremely dedicated with infectious enthusiasm, beloved by her students and colleagues, she inspired many to seek careers in science and nursing. She also enjoyed teaching fitness classes and photographing nature, and she was an avid swimmer. After retirement, she enjoyed crafting and spending time with her beloved family and pets.

A celebration of life service will be held at 9:30 a.m. May 11 at 6645 Lake Cane Drive, or "Lucky's Lake Swim."

In lieu of flowers, a donation in her honor can be made to CancerCare or other cancer foundations.


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