Mr. Arland O. Carter
December 13, 1937 – May 11, 2021
Mr. Arland Odos Carter, age 83, of Brentwood, TN formerly of Fort Payne, AL, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. He was born on December 13, 1937 in Geraldine, AL to Jasper Odos Carter & Nora Buchanan Carter.
Mr. Carter was devoted and loving husband to his wife Barbara and cared deeply for his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arland was a graduate of DeKalb Co. High School class of 1956. He was well known throughout DeKalb Co. and North Alabama for his football heroics! After graduation he attended The University of Alabama on a football scholarship and finished his collegiate career at Jacksonville State College as a two time All-American. Arland was also inducted into the DeKalb Co. sports hall of fame in 2003.
He is survived by:
Children: Sherri Leigh Carter, Gary L. Carter (Jean), & Marie Carter Pangle (Dwayne)
Grandchildren: Leigh Ann Putnam Williams, Lindsay Abbott Putnam Qualls (Steven), Drew Carter (Heather), Brooks Carter (Paige), Charis AnnaMarie Knight, Haig Anthony Knight, Zack Pangle, & Stephanie Pangle
Great-Grandchildren: Josie Marie Jordan, Eleanor Paige Jordan, Jeffrey Carter Williams, Amelia Reese Qualls, Camryn Carter, & Case Carter
Brother: Robert “Bob” Carter (Susan)
Several Nieces & Nephews
Preceded in death by his loving Wife: Barbara Ann Locklear Carter
The Family is accepting flowers or donations to the American Heart Association (www.heart.org) or Alive Hospice (615-327-1085)
Date of Visitation: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Visitation Location: Burt Chapel-Fort Payne
Visitation Time: 12:00 PM-1:30 PM CST
Date of Funeral: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Funeral Location: Graveside Service at Glenwood Cemetery in Fort Payne, AL
Funeral Time: 2:00 PM CST
Officiating: Rev. Dr. Scott P. Carter
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I am truly sorry for your loss but I know Mr. Carter is now at home with the Lord and his loving wife. My prayers are with you and your family.
The greatest of these is love. ♡