Gary Marshall Carter, 59, of Smithville died Tuesday morning at his residence.
He was a logger and a member of Whorton Springs Baptist Church. Carter was preceded in death by his father, L.G. Carter, his maternal grandparents, Estill and Lena Judkins; and his paternal grandparents, Alfred and Allie Carter.
Survivors include his wife, Glenda Popplewell Carter of Smithville; four children, Gary Lynn Carter of Greenbrier, Jonathan Ross and wife Ashley Carter of Woodbury, Kallie Leann Carter and Haley Glynn Carter of Smithville; three grandchildren, Katherine, Elizabeth, and Victoria; his mother, June Carter of Smithville; brother, Terry Alan Carter of Smithville, and a brother of heart, Jeffrey Carter of Smithville.
The funeral was held Thursday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. David Mahan and Michael Hale officiated and burial followed at DeKalb Memorial Gardens.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Feb. 22, 2013