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Elva Carter
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Elva Carter, 79, of Malvern, went to join her Savior on January 26, 2017. She was born October 10, 1937 to Levi and Edar Mae Odell. She was a faithful member of Malvern Trinity Baptist Church. She retired from Weyerhaeuser where she worked as a secretary.

She is predeceased by her parents, husband, Dean Carter, grandson, Joby Sales, brothers, Lynn Odell and Glen Odell, and sister, Jackie Young.

Loving survivors include her daughter, Cathy Sales, of Hot Springs Village; son, Randy (Lisa) Wilhite, of Little Rock; son, Tim (Robin) Wilhite, of Benton; brother, Lester (Barbara) Odell, of Mtn. Pine; grandchildren, Steve (Kama) Sales, Allen (Jenny) Sales, Ryan (Desi) Wilhite, Kayla (Traven) Romero; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday, January 30, 2017 at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Carpenter officiating. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Steve Sales, Brandon Sales, Ryan Wilhite, Rusty Hardy, Andrew and Will Carpenter.

Honorary pallbearers are Allen and Jenny Sales, Paul Eddens, Willis Hopson, Lester Odell and Kayla Romero.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Funeral Service




10:00 AM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Cemetery Details


Shiloh Cemetery

5244 N. Hwy 7
Jessieville, AR 71949


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