February 26, 1929 - April 22, 2016
Mr. Jimmy Carter, age 87, of Douglas passed away Friday afternoon, April 22, 2016, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born February 26, 1929 to the late James “Jim” Carter and the late Sarah Tanner Carter. Mr. Carter, a native of Coffee County, had owned and operated the Speed Queen Laundry and Dry Cleaners for many years prior his retirement. He loved his family, wife, children, grandchildren, brothers, sisters and his church family. He was also preceded in death by 1 Son, Gary Carter, 1 Daughter, Phyllis Moon, 1 Grandson, Van Carter, Jr., 2 Sisters, Olene Dennison and Janelle Douglas, 4 Brothers, Kermit Carter, Troy Carter, Roy Carter and Berry Carter. Mr. Carter was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church, where he had served as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Usher. Survivors include: His Wife: Lou Ellen Joyner Carter of Douglas, Ga.; 2 Sons: Derrell (Jenny) Carter, and Van (Kathy) Carter, all of Douglas, Ga.; 1 Daughter: Debbie (Dennis) Moore of Douglas, Ga.; 2 Sisters: Ethel Musgrove of Douglas, Ga., and Betty Jo (Clinton) Westberry of Baxley, Ga.; 3 Brothers: Noah Carter of Alma, Ga., Paul Carter of Pearson, Ga., and Donald Carter of Jacksonville, Florida. Numerous Grandchildren, and Great Grandchildren. Several Nieces, Nephews, Friends and Other Relatives. Funeral Services were held Sunday, April 24, 2016, at 3:00 P. M., at the Eastside Baptist Church with Dr. John Dobbins officiating. The Interment followed in the Satilla Memorial Gardens. Active Pallbearers were: Scott Carter, Dexter Moon, Richard Hutchinson, Justin Fender, Carlton Corbitt and Berry Carter. Special Musical Selections, “Beulah Land”, and “How Great Thou Art”, were presented by the Soloist, John Glosson, with Jay Beverly, at the Piano. “Pre-Lude” and “Post-Lude” soft hymns were rendered by the Pianist, Jay Beverly. Ricketson Funeral Home was in charge of the Arrangements.
Mr. Jimmy Carter, age 87, of Douglas passed away Friday afternoon, April 22, 2016, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born February 26, 1929 to the late James “Jim” Carter and the late Sarah Tanner Carter. Mr.... View Obituary & Service Information
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