Alfred Lynn Carter, 61, of Greenbrier passed away Monday, Aug. 30, 2010. 

Born in Conway on Sept. 28, 1948, he was a son of the late Alfred Witt Carter and Minnie Pate Carter Coble.   

Lynn was a loving husband, father and brother and was of the Baptist faith. 

He was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, having served with the 25th infantry Division at Chu Chi, Vietnam. 

He later served as a Military Police officer at Fort Bliss, Texas, where he was awarded Solider of the Quarter in 1981. 

He served at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., where he was attached to Gen. Omar Bradley’s staff. 

He retired from the Conway Police Department, where in 1990 he was awarded Officer of the Year. 

Most recently, he worked for the Greenbrier Police Department as a police, fire and 911 dispatcher for the cities of Greenbrier, Guy, Damascus and Vilonia.

Lynn was preceded in death by his previously mentioned parents, his brother Rondell Carter and step–father Frank Coble and step-brother Franklin Coble.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Paulette Edgman Carter; daughter, Kimberly Odom and husband David; son, John Lynn Carter and wife Janice, all of Greenbrier; sister Norma Stephens and husband Jerry; brother Ed Carter and wife Reba; step-brother George Coble; step-sister Donna Griffin; mother-in-law Edith Edgman; five nieces; five nephews and numerous family and friends.

Lynn’s family sends special thanks to Dr. Thomas Roberts, Dr. Tyrone Lee, Dr. Mary Shaver, the nursing staff on 4 South and in CCU and the respiratory and physical therapist at CRMC for the care given to him and his family during his illness.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Springhill Baptist Church, with Bro. Ed Stephenson and Bro. Kirk Hardy officiating. 

Interment, with military honors, will take place at 1 p.m. at Arkansas State Veteran’s Cemetery in North Little Rock, with Ron Carter, Roger Carter, Eddie Carter, Keenan Carter, Perry McGinty and Gary McGinty serving as pallbearers. 

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Roller McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrier. 

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