COLBERT - Henry Elmo Carter, 89, died Thursday, February 20, 2014.
Henry was a lifelong resident of Madison County and had retired from Chicopee Mills. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Brantley Allen and Ina Belle Morris Carter; brothers, Howell Carter, Zeke Carter, O.B. Carter, Homer Carter, and Brantley Carter, Jr.; and a sister, Ina Mae Carter Meadow.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Blanche Fortson Carter; children, Brenda (Bob) Ward, Watkinsville, Pat (Jim) Pinckard, Colbert, and Regina (Phil) Benson, Danielsville; grandchildren, Kay (Rodney) Clifton, Comer, Chris (Jamie) Pinckard, Colbert, Kevin (Maggie) Ward, Bishop, and Kellie Ward, Athens; great-grandchildren, Maura Clifton, Lauren Clifton, Kasey Clifton, Sam Ward, Haley Ward, Myles Ward, and Caitlin Wilson.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, February 22, at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville. Burial will follow in Colbert Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Pallbearers will be Kenny Meadow, Mitchell Meadow, Jim Meadow, Rodney Carter, Sonny Carter, and John Waggoner.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.