Billy Joe Carter, 74, of Kennett, died Sept. 26, 2008.
Born Oct. 7, 1933, in Newport, Ark., he was the son of the late Johnny Claude and Alma Lee Olsen Carter.
On Sept. 20, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., he married Fannie Ruth Champ, who preceded him in death on Sept. 28, 2005. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Erma Brumley and Helen Craig and one brother, J.C. Carter.
Survivors include one son, Hank Carter, of Jefferson City, Mo., and other relatives.
Graveside services were held Friday, Sept. 26, in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett with Spencer Furby officiating.
McDaniel funeral Home of Kennett was in charge of arrangements.