Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Obituary: Gerald O. Carter, 63, Russell Springs, KY

He was a member of a large, respected family with deep roots in the Sano Community of Adair and Russell Counties, KY

Gerald O. Carter, 63, of Russell Springs, KY, died Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 2:46pm. at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, KY.

The funeral service will be Wednesday., December 1, 2010 at 2pmCT,. at Free Union Separate Baptist Church, 4642 Sano RD, in Adair Co., KY, Sano Community, with Bro. Jim Goff officiating. Burial will be in Free Union Cemetery, by the church. Visitation after 5pmCT Tuesday, November 29, 2010, and from 6am-11amCT, Wednesday, November 30, 2010,, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, and after 12pm Noon, CT, Wednesday at the church.

Gerald O. Carter, Russell Springs, KY (1947-2010)

He was born Saturday, February 8, 1947, in Adair Co., KY. He was the son of the late Virgil and Vernie Sullivan Carter. He died Sunday, November 28, 2010, in Elizabethtown, Hardin Co., KY, at the age of 63 years, 9 months, and 20 days.

Survivors include the following:
  • His wife: Joan Helm Carter of Russell Springs, KY

  • One daughter and son in law: Tammy and Shane Morrison of Columbia, KY

  • One son and daughter in law: Randy and Kathy Carter of Columbia KY

  • Two step-sons and spouses: Vernon and Rachel Keith of Columbia, Vernon Wayne and Lisa Keith of Jamestown KY

  • Two step-daughters: Roslin Giles and Dorslen and husband Joe Kean all of Russell Springs KY

  • Two sisters and brothers in law: Bea and Larkie Smith of Burlington, KY, Myrla and Glen Jent of Jackson, MS

  • Two grandchildren: Dustin and Jacob Morrison

  • Eight step-grandchildren: Amber and Daniel Hagerty, Joshua Giles, Jared Wright, Wayne, Crystal, Kevin and Keith Murrell

  • Two step great grandchildren
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2010-11-29 16:07:48
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Obituaries on this Site and Historical Information in Archived Obituaries
Are made possible in part through the support of
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Established in 1926
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY. (MAP) To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or E-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

Searching obituaries? Here is a useful tool!
Links to Last 200 Obituaries posted on
If you find this helpful, let us know. If you still don't find a recent obituary for Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell, or Taylor Counties, KY, let us know at 270-250-2730. -CM

To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.


Quick Links to Popular Features content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link:

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.