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"Mama May Carter … did she…?"
—David to Lilly[src]

May Carter, also known as Mama May, is a character first encountered in The Walking Dead: Search and Destroy. She is a newcomer in Woodbury.


Nothing is known about May's life prior to or as the outbreak began.


Woodbury, Georgia

At some point during the year timeskip after Jeremiah's death, May was recruited by Lilly to live in Woodbury.

Search and Destroy

After Woodbury is raided by Beau Bryce's Militia, Lilly sees no signs of life beyond the town's gates. She hopes Mama May is hiding safely with the kids. After discovering Harold's body, they hastily search for the kids and discover May's corpse along with Clint and Linda Sturbridge, Rudy, Ian and Jack. Shortly after finding David Stern, he asks if May survived to which Lilly informs him he's the only one.


Killed By

May is killed during Bryce's raid on Woodbury.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims May has killed:

  • Possibly numerous counts of zombies


Novel Series

Search and Destroy