Born April 24, 1940, in the town of Moreau, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth E. and Rose M. (Guyette) Ingraham.
Carla was a graduate of Hartford School, where she was a member of the Future Home Makers of America.
Carla worked as a seamstress for Perfect Fit in Comar; she worked on the janitorial staff at the Glens Falls Hospital and maintenance at JC Penney’s. While working for JC Penney’s, she received an award for having the cleanest store in the North East
Carla was baptized, taught Sunday school for 3rd graders and sang in the choir at Hartford Yoked Baptist Church. She also taught Sunday School at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Rockwell Road in Queensbury. Until her illness prevented her from going, she attended New Life Baptist Church in Hudson Falls.
Carla loved bingo, flowers, gardening, milking the goats at the fair and all animals. Carla made many friends and touched many lives during her life.
Besides her parents, Carla was predeceased by an infant sister, Sally Anne Ingraham.
Survivors include her children, Steven Kilmer and his wife, Pat of Fort Edward, Lori Anne Kilmer–Payne and her husband, Michael of Glens Falls, Dorraine Gilman of Queensbury and Christina Lynn Gilman of Queensbury; her ten grandchildren, Nathaniel Kilmer, Liza Kilmer, Shawna Payne, Rebecca Payne and Christopher Payne, Adam Wall, Meghan Wall and Tanner Wall and Joel Davis and Gregory Davis; nine great grandchildren Addison Wall, Aidan Wall, Lily Tennent, Alexander Payne, Tayveon Moore, Amari Moore, Moriah Davis, Mallory Davis and Joseph Davis; her brothers and sisters, Nancy Nichols and her husband Richard of North Carolina, Terry Ingraham and his wife, Monica of Florida, Thomas Ingraham and his wife, Betty of Georgia and Keith Ingraham and his wife, Rachael of North Carolina; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls
The Funeral will be at 10:30 am on Saturday, at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at Pine View Cemetery in the town of Queensbury.
Donations in memory of Carla can be made to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777, the American Cancer Society, 959 Route 9 Mount Royal Plaza, Queensbury, NY 12804 and New Life Baptist Church, 62 Main Street, Hudson Falls, New York 12839.