LORENZO (Special) Services for John Thomas Carter, 34, of Lorenzo will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Lacey, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Lorenzo Cemetery under direction of Carter-Adams Funeral Home at Ralls.
Carter was found dead about 8 a.m. Wednesday in his Crosby County jail cell. Ralls Justice of the Peace Jim S. Travis is expected to make a preliminary ruling on the death Monday.
Carter was born in Boswell, Okla., and moved to Lorenzo from Oklahoma in 1950. He attended Lorenzo public schools and was graduated from Lorenzo High School in 1962.
Survivors include his mother, Bonnie McKinney of Lorenzo; a son, John Thomas Jr., of Texas City; a daughter, Laura Lynn of Texas City; a brother, James David of Abilene; and his grandmother, Annie B. Lacer of Wewoka, Okla.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Jenkins, Mark Gilbert, Dennis Allen, Tommy Herrington, Max Joiner and Tommy Fondren.
Lubbock Avalanche Journal, March 10, 1979Record provided by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum
transcribed by Linda Fox Hughes
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