From January 23, 2001

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 23, 2001


Betty Jo McAlum Carter died Monday, Jan. 22, 2001, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. She was 67.

Mrs. Carter was born in Haines City, Fla., and lived in Vicksburg since 1941.

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Mrs. Carter was employed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a personnel staffing specialist. She was a member of First Baptist Church and Explorer Bible group.

Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Nell May McAlum; and a brother, Michael McAlum.

Mrs. Carter is survived by her husband, J.W. Carter Sr. of Vicksburg; two daughters, Kimberly Carter of Birmingham, Ala., and Brandi Carter Wilkerson of Brandon; two sons, J.W. Carter Jr. of Clinton and Wayne L. Carter of Southhaven; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Eric Thomas and Dr. John G. McCall officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 Tuesday night at Glenwood Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be J.B. Davenport, Harry Woods, V.C. Ahlrich, D.D. Davidson, Doug Stroud, Kenneth R. Martin, Chester Masterson and Durwood Tadlock.


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. Theodore Charles Peter died Monday, Jan. 22, 2001, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Fayetteville. He was 61.

Mr. Peter was born in Lake Village and was a former resident of Vicksburg. He was an employee of Wal-Mart and a Mason.

Mr. Peter was a teacher at the University of Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas Community College. He was a member of Central United Methodist Church and served in the Navy.

Mr. Peter was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore Edward and Mary Lou Deford Peter; and his wife, Judy Rosiere Peter.

Mr. Peter is survived by a son, Preston Peter of Fayetteville; a daughter, Michelle Pridmore, and a grandson, Matthew Pridmore, both of Centerville, Va.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Central United Methodist Church with the Rev. J. Anthony Holifield officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Moore’s Chapel in Fayetteville.

Memorials may be made to Friends of Hospice at 4241 Gabel Drive, Fayetteville, Ark. 72703.