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Tammy Renee Atkins Carter, who loved to be called "momma" by everyone, departed at home surrounded by her loving family on September 15, 2022. Tammy was born in Murray, Kentucky on May 3, 1968 to Elretta Atkins and Billy Atkins.
Tammy was mother to James Robert Echols, Jessie Patrick Echols, and Kristina Leigh (Carter) Spedding. She raised her children with love and devotion with her husband. Christopher Lee Carter of 25 years. As a homemaker, Tammy was known for her love of cooking and crafts. She enjoyed crochet, sewing, canning goods, and making jewelry. She was most proud of her kids and her home.
She is proceeded in death by her parents and her husband's parents. She left behind her husband, Christopher Carter; children: James Robert (Angela) Echols, Jessie Patrick (Cody) Echols, and Kristina Leigh (Johnathan) Spedding; grandchildren: Alaina Spedding, Ariana Echols, Isabela Echols, and Hailey Echols; brothers: Robert (Sandra) Hargrove, Kevin Atkins, and Willy (Donna) Atkins; in-laws, Tammie (Willy) Vance, Meta Carroll, Harold (Dawn) Carter, James (Tawney) Carter, and Lena Carter; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.
The family will hold a Celebration of Life service at Chestnut Grove Church of Christ on October 15, 2022 at 11:00 AM. 662 Link Road, Dover, TN 37058.
Please visit Tammy's tribute wall and share a memory with the family.