Vardaman Mack Carter
Funeral services with Military Honors for Mr. Vardaman Mack Carter
were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in the Saulters Funeral
Home Chapel. Mr. Carter, age 101, passed away on Friday, Jan. 31,
2020, at Mississippi State Veterans Home in Collins. Rev. Charles
“Tubby” Broome and Rev. Gary Bridges officiated. Interment followed in
the Victory Baptist Church Cemetery in Bassfield.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Jamie Carter, Randy Carter, Charlie Carter, Ralph
Carter, Mack Davis, and Willie Jones.
Vardaman Mack Carter was born on Dec. 7, 1918, in Jefferson Davis
County to Robert Carter and Martha Smith Carter. Mr. Carter was a
World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from
Crown-Zellerbach. He was a farmer and a member of Smyrna Baptist
Mr. Carter was preceded in death by his mother and father; his wife
Mary Jane Davis Carter; and eight brothers and five sisters, Lester,
Lucy, Hoy, Roscoe, Robert, Velma, Florence, Bell, Homer, Lavon, T.J.,
James and Francille.
Survivors include two sisters, Bobbie Runnels (J.D.) of Seminary and
Janelle Ballard (Cookey) of Sumrall; one brother, Joe Carter (Janice)
of Sumrall; two sister-in-laws, Joyce and Eva Carter, both of
Seminary; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and
Visitation will be Sunday from 5 until 8 p.m. at Saulters Funeral Home.
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