Jerome Carter, 74, of Kennett, died Tuesday, January 27, 2009, at his residence.
Born March 3, 1935, at Dunklin County, the son of the late Marion and Minnie Carter, he was a mechanic and a paper carrier.
On Aug. 3, 1964, at Piggott, Ark., he married Freda Carter, who survives.
Survivors also include four sons, Stanley and Rickie Staggs, both of Kennett, Timmy Staggs, of Danville, Ark., and Mickie Staggs, of Jonesboro, Ark.; one daughter, Teresa Moss, of Hornersville, Mo.; and one sister, Nadine Wren, of Malden, Mo.
He was preceded in death by one son, Jimmy Staggs; one daughter, Cindy Staggs; and two brothers, Carl and Earl Carter.
Services are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.