Willie B. Carter

Willie B. Carter, 84, passed away at her residence in Pearl on July 3, 2019.

Visitation was held on Friday, July 5 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and again from 10:00 am until service time at 11 a.m. on Saturday, all at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Graveside services will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Pearl.

Ms. Carter was born on April 9, 1935, in Lena in the small community known as Cedar Grove. She was retired from GNB, Inc., in Flowood and was a former employee of J.A. Olsen Manufacturing in Winona, MS. She was a member of Skyway Hills Baptist Church in Pearl.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, and two brothers.

Survivors include 2 sons, Wayne Carter and wife, Teri, of Winona, MS and Billy Carter of North Carrollton,; one daughter, Barbara Slaton and husband, Jim, of Florence, MS; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one brother, Ollie Harrell of Poplarville; four sisters, Frankie Griffin of Pearl, Cat Bigby of Richland, Hazel Purvis of Flowood, and Betty Loper of Bloomington, Ind.; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be her nephews, Bill Gilmer, Will Gilmer, Tony Harrell, Jimbo Jayroe, Kyle Jayroe, and Marshall Horne.


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