Alice Ruth Carter
Funeral services were held Feb. 9, 2019, at Holly Springs C.M.E.
Church in Bassfield, for Mrs. Alice Ruth Magee Reese Carter, 80, who
died Jan. 31, 2019, at Jefferson Davis Community Hospital in Prentiss.
Rev. William Harper officiated with burial following in the Sweetwater
C.M.E. Church in Bassfield. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of
Mrs. Alice Ruth Carter was born to the late Louis and Martha Harper
Magee. She joined Holly Springs C.M.E. Church and graduated from
Carver High School in Bassfield. She lived most of her adult life in
New Orleans working as a seamstress at Bonks and later at Friedbergs
She was preceded in death by: husband, Percy Lee Reese; brother,
Warren Magee; and sister, Eunice Magee.
She is survived by: daughter, Patricia (Kennis) Thompson of Bassfield;
brother, Donald (Andre) Reese of New Orleans, Louisiana; a nephew she
helped raise, Alvin Magee of Lake Charles, Louisiana; six brothers,
Ernest Magee and MacArthur Magee of Bassfield; Freddie Magee of Lake
Charles, Louisiana; Booker (Mildred) Magee of Jacksonville, Arkansas;
Louis Magee of New Orleans, Louisiana; Evanders (Ardella) Magee of
Marrero, Louisiana; two god-daughters, Akena Reese and Tiffany
Audevert of Bassfield; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 1
great-great granddaughter; many other relatives and friends.