Charles B. Carter

Published 11:51 pm Friday, August 12, 2011

Charles B. Carter died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at River Region Medical Center. He was 89.

Born in Scobey, Miss., Mr. Carter was the son of the late Virgil Isaac Carter and Mary Louise Gentry Carter. He was former resident of Claiborne County and had been a resident of Vicksburg since 1964. Mr. Carter was a retired carpenter and machinist. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Florence L. Ross Carter; daughter, Jane Carpenter (Mural) of Vicksburg; four sons, Wayne Carter (Donna), Danny Carter (Diane), Virgil Carter (Penny) and Paul Carter (Jill Moore), all of Vicksburg; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

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In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two sisters and three brothers.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Riles Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Brumfield, pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 2878 Old Highway 27, Vicksburg, MS 39180.

Pallbearers will be Chris Carter, Edward Chapman, Dwain Carpenter, Steve Rials, Demetrice Caldwell and Wendell Sullivan.

Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Sanders, Drs. Lee Giffin and David Halinski.