Mr. Charles Howard Carter Sr. 84, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at his home in Louisville, MS. Visitation for Mr. Carter will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church on Highway 15 South. Funeral services for Mr. Carter will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at 1:00 PM at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Haggard officiating. Interment will be at Flower Ridge Cemetery. Mr. Carter was born on October 22, 1928 in Winston County, MS. He retired after 47 years as a Welding Supervisor at Taylor Machine Works. He was a church member of Flower Ridge United Methodist Church at a very early age and was active in his church and community until his death. Mr. Carter loved God, his family, and his church. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, taking care of his cows, working his land, fishing and hunting. He was preceded in death by his parents, Minnie Lee and Charles Lee Carter; three sisters, Lena Legan, Willie Myers, and Margie Miles DeVore; four brothers, Ralph, Frank, Harvey, and James Carter. A great-grandson, Jackson Wright Tanner. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Mary Louise Miles Carter; a daughter, Cynthia Ann (Ron) Carter Norland of Wichita, KS; a son, Charles H. (Kristi) Carter Jr. of Louisville, MS; six grandchildren: Stephanie, Brian and Bradley Tanner, Keith Norland, Stephanie Joyner, Chris Eaves, and twelve adoring great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Flower Ridge Cemetery Fund.