|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1921|
|Death: ||Nov. 3, 2011|
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. - Willie Owen "Buck" Carter, 90, died on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, at his residence. Born on July 6, 1921, in Monroe County, he was a son of the late Elmer Lawrence and Annice Hamilton Carter. He was a graduate of Greenwood Springs High School, Class of 1939. He honorably served in the U.S. Navy for four years and with the Naval Reserve for six years. He married Maudean Helen Burrow on March 30, 1951, in Amory. Living in Muscle Shoals since 1956, he was a dealer with Snap-On-Tools for 40 years, retiring in 1996. Mr. Carter was a member of Woodard Avenue Baptist Church and the VFW, and he was a Mason. He enjoyed reading, working in the yard, listening to Christian music, going to the farm, and visiting with family and friends in Mississippi.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Maudean Helen Carter of Muscle Shoals; son, Thomas Owen Carter of Muscle Shoals; nieces, Betty Ann Dabbs, Barbara Jean Pennington, Donnie Flippo McCurley, Mitzie Flippo and Rhonda Williams; nephew, Richard Flippo; and brother-in-law, Doyle Flippo.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Mable C. Dabbs and Jane C. Flippo.
A graveside Celebration of Life service will be at 11:30 a.m. today at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home with Bro. Roger Akers officiating. Burial will follow in Pearce Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Bob and Bill Lancaster, Patrick Chism, Richard Flippo, Luke and Cecil Harris, Bert Mize, Danny Shields, Leon Crittenden and John Lackey.
Honorary pallbearers will be Hospice of North Alabama, Elderly Care and Mid-South Home Health.
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - Obituaries November 5 2011
Pearce Chapel Cemetery
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