Jasper H. Carter, 66, died Thursday, September 1, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Carter was born Jan. 22, 1945 in Wayne County to the late Dewey Lee and Ruby Owens Carter. He was of the Methodist Faith. Jasper was retired from the Department of Transportation with 34 years of service and 13 years from DSI Security. He was preceded in death by a brother, Hershel Carter.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Carter of Baxley; two sons and daughter-in-law, Jeffery Carter and Greg and Brenda Carter, all of Baxley; one sister and brother-in-law, Frances and James Daniels of Surrency; one brother and sister-in-law, Winton and Darlene Carter of Odum; grandchildren, Whitney Kavel, Gunner Carter, Alexis Carter and Allie Carter; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Sept. 4 in the chapel of Swain Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Gardner officiating. Interment followed in Satilla Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Owen Carter, Chris Kavel, Tommy Courson, Henry Crosby, Wayne Crosby and Dean Collins.
Honorary pallbearers were all family and friends in attendance.
Musical selections were rendered by Lynn Crosby.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.