James Franklin Carter

November 24, 1938 ~ November 4, 2015 (age 76)

James Franklin “Jim” Carter
James Franklin “Jim” Carter, age 76, of White Plains, GA, died on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at his residence.  Born November 24, 1938 in Atlanta, GA, he was the son of the late Spencer B. Carter, Sr. and Nellie Wylette Cooley Carter.  Jim graduated from Sylvan Hills High School and attended business college in Atlanta.   On November 25, 1988, he married the former Sue Bean.  For more than twenty years, he worked for FEMA as the Construction Analyst and worked in Disaster Recovery retiring in 2005.  He moved from Atlanta to Lake Oconee in Greene County in 2003.  He was an avid hunter, played golf and was a big Georgia Tech fan.  Jim was a member of the First Baptist Church of Greensboro.
In addition to his wife, Sue Carter of White Plains, GA, he is survived by two daughters, Janice Carter Sullivan (Tim) of Dallas, TX and Julie Carter Ball (Bill) of Savannah, GA; a stepson, Michael Harris (Tami) of Watkinsville, GA; sister, Louise Kennedy (Jim) of Woodstock, GA; brother, Spencer B. Carter, Jr. (Christiane) of Flowery Branch, GA; grandchildren, Carter Brunelle and MacKenzie Sullivan; step grandchildren, Travis Mulkey (Lindsey) and Troy Harris; other relatives and many friends.  

Funeral Services will be held Monday, November 9, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 203 S. Main Street, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. Rick Hermann officiating.  The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. until time for the service at the church.  Interment will be at 2:00 p.m. at College Park Cemetery, 3600 Adams Street, College Park, GA 30337.  Serving as honorary pallbearers are Charles Weeks, Bob Beeland, Dr. Bob Durham, Francis Rizner, William Ball, David Kennedy and Tim Gallops.  The family requests that any donations be made to the First Baptist Church of Greensboro or the Oconee Regional Humane Society, 1020 Park Avenue #101, Greensboro, GA 30642.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.


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