Zelma Chlorine Hook Carter, 87, of Little Rock died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004. A former resident of the Jonesboro and Lake City areas, she was a 1937 graduate of the Arkansas School for the Deaf in Little Rock. She worked as a house parent in the girls' dormitory for 10 years and was a homemaker.
After moving back to Little Rock from Lake City, she became active in the Arkansas Deaf Blind Association, served as an Arkansas delegate to the National Deaf Blind convention in 1983 and was a member of Fellowship Bible Church deaf ministry and Arkansas Association of the Deaf Senior Citizens.
Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Northup of Little Rock; four granddaughters; and one great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Martin Carter, her parents and five brothers.
The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Roller-Chenal Funeral Home in Little Rock. Burial was in Pine Hill Cemetery at Jonesboro.
The family requests anyone wanting to leave a lasting memorial consider the New Life Deaf Ministry, P.O. Box 55184, Little Rock 72215-5184 or Arkansas School for the Deaf Historical Museum, 2400 West Markham Street, Little Rock 72205.