Gene Carter - West Ridge

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Gene Carter, 80, of West Ridge, died Saturday, June 10, 2006, in Osceola. Born Jan. 28, 1926, in Milligan Ridge to John William and Susie Moss Carter, he was a member of the Etowah Church of God.

He is survived by his wife, Lucy "Deke" Carter of Etowah; two sons, Kenneth Carter of Dyess and Tommy Carter of West Ridge; three daughters, Carolyn Wilson and Kathy May, both of Etowah, and Debbie Lancaster of Manila; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and a brother, Carl Carter, of Manila.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, six brothers and a sister.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Etowah Church of God with Brother Huey Meherg officiating. Burial was in Garden Point Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Swift Funeral Home of Osceola.

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