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Obituary: John Perry Carter

John Perry Carter, age 73 of Hot Springs Village, Ark. and passed away in Franklin, Tenn. and went to be with his lord and savior Jesus Christ on Dec. 27, 2013.  

Carter was born in Batesville, Ark and formerly lived in Osceola and Hot Springs, Ark. and also in Memphis, Tenn. where he worked as Director of Human Resources for Sears, Union Carbide and TBC.  He was active in his community by serving as President of the Osceola Chamber of Commerce from 1983-1984 and was named Citizen of the Year in 1983.  
Carter was preceded in death by parents, Harry and Nila Mae Perry Carter.  He is survived by sons, Todd (Lori) Carter and Chip Carter; grandchildren, Hayes and William Carter; wife, Sharon Dobson Carter, stepchildren, Todd (Brenda) Westmoreland, Jodi (Scott) Hichew and Michelle (John) Flynn; step-grandchildren, Cole Westmoreland, Sidney and Savannah Lindley, Callan Flynn, T.J. and Taylor Teckenbrock; sister Patricia Wilcox; niece Cindy Woolery and nephew Rusty Wilson; mother of his children, Beth (Bill) Ligon.  
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home.  
Memorial services will be conducted 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home in Batesville, Ark. with visitation two hours prior to the service.  Interment will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Garvin Woodland Gardens, 540 Arkridge Rd., Hot Springs, AR 71913.  
Arrangements are by Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 615-794-2289,

1/2/14, Williamson Herald

Posted on: 12/30/2013


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