Carolyn Sue Dickson Whiting Carter

Posted in Obituaries on March 15th, 2015 by admin

Carolyn Carter 001Carolyn Sue Dickson Whiting Carter, of Hazen, Arkansas passed away March 15, 2015.  Carolyn was born September 10, 1939 to Ray and Lois Dickson of DeWitt, Akransas.

She was a Christian woman known for her smile and love for God, her family and friends.  Carolyn was a member of the Ruth Barrett Fox Federated Women’s Club, served on the Hazen City Council, a Razorback fan, and a faithful member of the Hazen First Baptist Church, where she taught SundaySchool, sang in the choir and was on several committees.

Carolyn was the devoted wife of Jerry Dee Carter and loving mother of Sammy Ray Whiting and Carrie Susan Carter.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Joe Lee Whiting and a grandson, Jerry Logan Beckwith.

Carolyn is survived by her devoted husband of 50 years, Jerry Dee Carter of Hazen; son, Sammy Ray (Nancy) Whiting of Gillett; daughter, Carrie Susan Carter of Hazen; brother, Donald Ray Dickson (Shiela) of Monroe, Louisiana; son-in-law, Jon Beckwith of Hazen; grandsons, Austin and Barrett Whiting and Blake Beckwith as well as a host of loving cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Carolyn’s loving smile, laughter and beauty will be missed, for she was the spitome of a true southern lady.

Visitation will be Monday, March 16, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.  Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M.Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Hazen First Baptist Church.  Burial will be at the Hazen Cemetery.