Fayetteville Daily Democrat Fayetteville, Arkansas January 3, 1928 Page 6 J. W. CARTER Dies at Springdale Home Springdale, Jan. 2: Funeral services for J. W. CARTER, 74, were held Sunday afternoon at the First Methodist Church at 1:00, conducted by the pastor, Rev. DON OCHELTREE, burial being in Bluff cemetery. Pallbearers were FRED BOOKOUT, G. D. LICHLYLER, JACK HEWITT, HORACE WARD, WILL STOKES, and EARL SIMONS. Mr. Carter is survived by his wife, EMMA BAKER CARTER, four sons and five daughters. The sons are IRVIN CARTER and ROLAND CARTER of Tulsa, Okla., WILL CARTER of Springdale, and JOE CARTER of Kootenal, Idaho. The daughters are Miss MINNIE CARTER who lives with her parents, Mrs. J. M. STEWART, also of Springdale; Mrs. JOE GLIDDEN of Orchard, Colorado, Mrs. J. R. CHARLESWROTH of Bristow, Okla., Mrs. G. W. VENABLE of Cheinn, Washington. There are two sisters, Mrs. ALICE STRONG of Lansing, Michigan adn Mrs. W. A. ROSS of Wichita, Kansas; and a half-sister Mrs. MARY SCROCH of Morince, Michigan.
Mr. Carter was born Setp. 11, 1854 in Fulton County, Ohio, father JOSEPH CARTER adn mother JANE FEWINS CARTER. On Nov. 29, 1877, Mr. Carter was married to EMMA BAKER at Morince, Michigan, where they resided until they moved to Springdale 41 years ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Carter celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last summer when all their children were at home, except one, Joe Carter of Idaho. The date of the anniversary was really Nov. 29 and was observed by Mr. and Mrs. Carter quietly, the reunion being held in the summer when all could attend.
All of Mr. Carter's children, except for daughter Mrs. G. W. Venable of Washington, were presnet for their father's funeral. His sister and niece, Mrs. R. A. ROSS and Mrs. LOYD ROSS of Wichita, Kansas were unable to be present.