2016-07-14 / Obituaries


John L. Carter Jr., 78, of Jackson passed away July 13, 2016 at Jackson Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 12, 1937 to John L. Carter Sr. and Inez Atchison Carter.

Survivors include a daughter, Beverly Carter; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Beverly Carter; a son, John Christopher Carter and a brother, Jimmy Carter and his parents.

The service was July 16 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Jackson with Revs. Ben Stubblefield and Brian Jemison officiating. Burial was in Trinity Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers were members of “The Dirty Dozen:” Robert Bumpers, Billy Ernest Coleman, Dane Daugherty, Mike Whitehead, Jessie Evans, Mickey Fountain, Marlyn Cranford, Ward Edge, Arlen York and Dr. Glen Bridges.

Online condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed. 

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