Jeffrey Carter


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Jeffrey Carter Albrecht

Jun 23 1973 - Sep 03 2007

Carter Albrecht, born June 23, 1973, passed away on September 3, 2007. Born in Cartersville, Georgia, Carter grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and Derby, Kansas. He graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1995 with a degree in piano performance. After graduation he was a professional musician who wrote and performed with his own group, Sparrows, and currently was a member of Sorta, Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians and worked with numerous other prominent artists around the country. He was just completing a solo album at the time of his death. Carter is survived by his parents, Ken and Judy Albrecht of Plano; grandmother, Twila Ellsworth; aunt and uncle, Rae and Steve Ellsworth; cousins, Kris Ellsworth, John Dickshot, Kurt and Janel Ellsworth of Edwardsville, Illinois; aunt and uncle, Joan and Gary Baker and cousins, Eric and Jill Findley of Jefferson City, Missouri; aunt and uncle, Renee and Steve Allen and cousins, Samantha and Tad of Temple, Texas; cousins, Chelsea and J.R. Pershall of Waco, Texas; aunt and uncle, Alice and Bill Maedge of Belton, Missouri and cousins, Marsha and Marlin Benton of Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Carter was preceded in death by cousin, Scott Baker of Jefferson City, Missouri. Because of his gift of friendship, Carter also leaves behind scores of wonderful friends. In lieu of flowers, Carter would ask you to cherish your friends, enjoy music everyday and always be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle. Carter would be honored if you choose to contribute to a charity of your choice. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 7, 2007, at Parkway Hills Baptist Church, 2700 Dallas Parkway, Plano, TX 75093.
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