Carolyn 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.
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Jerry, Sammy, and Carrie,
We are so sadden to hear the news of Carolyn’s passing. I have such fond memories of her smile and laughter during those special summer family reunions. She and mom always had such a great time when they were together. I know that Mother was there to greet her when she arrived at the pearly gates, and they are rejoicing in heaven today with all those that have gone before them. Praying for comfort during this difficult time.
With much love, Gina Lansdell Edwards & Herman Lansdell.
Linda and I were sad to hear of Carolyn’s passing. Our condolences to you Sammy and Carrie.
Dickie and Linda Black
When I read on Facebook Ms. Carolyn had passed my stomach just dropped & my heart was in my throat!!! I have fond memories of her as I grew up. I always considered her a “second” momma!!! My mother, Zane Buckner, was one of Ms. Carolyn’s greatest friends along with Ms. Durinda, Ms. Nancy, Ms. Janis, Ms. Karen & the late Ms. Margaret were & always will be my “second” momma’s’. Carrie, you, Sammy Ray & Mr. Jerry are in our thoughts & prayers. I believe she & Ms. Margaret are holding “court” up in Heaven & are giving it a “facelift”. And we will see them again!! Love you, Brandy Z Buckner
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