Edwin Joseph Carter

Published 11:28 am Thursday, January 5, 2012

Memorial services for Edwin Joseph Carter will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, Boy Scout Road. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 until 7 p.m. Friday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home.

Mr. Carter died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at his home. He was 60.

He was a graduate of Rosa A. Temple High School and received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. He was retired from the Coca-Cola Bottling Company and had served in the Air Force. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness.

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He was preceded in death by his father James Jerry Carter Sr.; a sister, Rosie Lee Carter-Turner; his maternal grandparents, John Sullin and Sirlinar Sykes; and his paternal grandparents, Eugene and Rosie Lee Carter.

He is survived by two sons, Edwin L. Carter and Shadarius Carter, both of Vicksburg; two daughters, Charlotte C. Tucker and Carla R. Carter, both of Vicksburg; his mother, Vera Sykes Carter of Vicksburg; four brothers, Charles Carter of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Carl Carter, James Carter Jr. and Curtis Carter, all of Vicksburg; three sisters, Sirlinar C. Sutton, Jeanette Peters and Joan C. Davis, all of Vicksburg; and three grandchildren.