Ellen Braxton Carter, 96, died 28 September, 2017 at her home in Richmond, Virginia. Her funeral services will be held this Friday, October 6, 2017 at 2 pm at Affinity Funeral Service in Richmond, Virginia. She lived her life to the fullest. She was a very funny woman who could make anybody laugh. She will be dearly missed. She is survived by five children; Margery Prentiss, Gerald Odell Carter, Andre Lillian Basant, Cynthia Carter, and Darna Dwayne Carter; six grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; and one daughter-in-law, Wendy Bates Carter. She was preceded in death by her brother, George Prentiss, and her grandson, Ben Carter.