Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia


March 21, 2012

Joe Carter Jr.

AMERICUS — Funeral services for  Mr. Joe Carter Jr. will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Friendship Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. H. C. Wilson will officiate and burial will follow in the Eastview Cemetery. The remains will lie in repose at the church onr hour prior to the services.

Mr. Joe Carter,Jr. was born on May 10, 1935, in Sumter County, Georgia, to the parentage of the late Mr. Joe Carter and the late Mrs. Sara Hill Carter. Joe, as he was affectionately called, was employed with Georgia Power for many years.

He leaves to cherish his memories, a son, Mr. Kenneth Jerome (Valerie) Carter; a sister, Ms. Leola Carter; a brother, Mr. Wille Ben (Minister Vernell) Carter; one aunt, Ms. Emma Hill; one grandchild and one great-grandchild; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Barnum Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For more information visit the website at


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