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Dorothy A Carter

Dorothy Ann Carter, Ph.D.

November 11, 1940 - September 14, 2021
Lexington, Kentucky

Born 11/11/1940 in Cloverport, Ky, the daughter of John S. Carter and Irene Alsop Carter. Died 9/14/2021 in Lexington, KY, survived by siblings Mary Jean Carter, Patricia I. Carter, John S. Carter, Jr. (Peggy), Emilie Carter Cope (Bob), and numerous nieces and nephews and their families, as well as a close group of good friends.

She received her doctorate at UK in French Studies and taught French at EKU. She had college textbooks published and was loved and respected by her students and fellow professors in a long and illustrious career spanning 51 years.

Dorothy had a mind that held historical names, dates, and places as well as movie and music trivia…a one woman "google". She was passionate about politics and had a great sense of humor.

She traveled extensively, especially to her beloved Paris, and studied abroad at Oxford and the Sorbonne.

She was involved with her church, Christ the King, serving as lector.

A Funeral Mass will be at Christ the King Cathedral, October 9 at 11:00 a.m. A Celebration of Life will immediately follow in the church hall.

BORN  1940

DIED  2021

FUNERAL HOME Care Cremation, 1014 EASTLAND DR, Lexington, KY

UPCOMING SERVICE Celebration of Life, Oct, 9 2021, Christ the King Cathedral – Hall

Published by Lexington Herald-Leader on Oct. 2, 2021.


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