Thursday, October 10, 2013

John Wendell Carter

Mr. John Wendell Carter, 79, died Thursday, October 10, 2013, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Saturday, October 12th, at Liberty Baptist Church, with Rev. Bobby Parrish officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home. Interment will be in Liberty Cemetery.

Mr. Carter was born July 24, 1934, in Winston County, MS. He retired after 22 years with the U. S. Air Force. He was also retired form Louisville Public School System as head of audiovisual and computer systems, and worked at Winston Medical Center as head of maintenance and the ambulance service. He was chairman of Deacons at Liberty Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine Carter; his parents, Velna and Holder Carter; and a sister, Ercel Burks.

He is survived by his wife, Janice Webb Carter; a daughter, Angie (Ray) Hisaw of Louisville; two sons, Terry (Re-C) Carter of Louisville, and Ken (Julie) Carter of Madison, MS; 6 grandchildren, Rachael C. Bounds, Jade Gallagher, Becca Carter, John Mark Carter, Dylan Hisaw, and Ryan Smyth; and four great grandchildren, Hydie Grace Gallagher, Carter Gallagher, Bryson Gallagher, and Rivers Bounds.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the Liberty Cemetery Fence Fund. Pallbearers will be Mike Perkins, Josh Bounds, John Mark Carter, Ray Hisaw, Dillon Hisaw, and Ryan Smyth. Granddaughters will serve as honorary pallbearers.