Funeral  services  for  Mr. Alton G. Carter, 84, of Granville,
Tennessee, will be held at 10 A.M. on Thursday, September 10,
2009,   at   Anderson   –   Upper Cumberland Funeral Home   in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial  will  follow  in  the Granville Cemetery in
Granville, TN.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from  5  P.M. – 8
P.M., and Thursday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

Mr. Carter passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2009, at his
residence.
  
He was born May 13, 1925,  in  Jackson  County, TN,  to  the
late
Lee Roy Carter and Fannie Roberts Carter. On July 25,
1948, he was married to
Mildred Haile Carter, who survives.

He   was   a   retired   warehouse   manager   at   Big   Dollar
Warehouse in Sparta, TN.   He  was  a  member of the Granville
United Methodist Church in Granville, TN;  former President and
Vice  President   of   Granville  Cemetery  Association,  an  avid
fisherman, and woodworker.  He served in the  U.S. Navy during
World  War II    in    the    South   Pacific,   earning     the    rank
Pharmacist’s Mate Second Class.

In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded in death by
4
Brothers:
Farmer, Malcolm, Mack,   and   J. N. Carter;   and   3
Sisters:  
Marie Carter Pharris,   Emma Carter, and Vyda Carter
Anderson.

Survivors include his
Wife: Mildred Haile Carter of Granville,
TN;   
2   Daughters   and  Sons-in-law:  Carolyn  and  Robert
Dudney of Cookeville, TN,   and  Jeannie   and   Allen Grimes of
Kernersville,  NC;   
2   Grandchildren:    Joshua Sprague   and
Kathryn Teague; and
1 Great Grandchild: Nathan Teague.

Pastor Ernest Blair will officiate at the services.

Memorial   contributions   may   be   made  to  the   Granville
Cemetery Fund by contacting the funeral home.
© 2009 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home