Betty is survived by her 3 children, Stephen Carter, Mary (Richard) Carter Suurmeyer and Suzy (Richard) Carter Koths; 2 grandchildren, Bo Ferman and Emily (Reda) Al-Shaer; 3 great-grandchildren, Kareem, Rasha and Raneem Al-Shaer; and many nieces, nephews and other extended family members. She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Carter, in 2007, and her brother, Glenn Patrick.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Ledge. Her family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lansing Area Safety Council.