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“I am sorry to hear recently of Hilda's passing. She was a first cousin of my Dad, Joseph Leland who passed away in 1978. My condolences to the...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Leslie Smith - Olathe, KS

“Ophelia , you are in my thoughts & prayers ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Socia - Wesley, AR - Friend

“Vic and I want you all to know that our love, thoughts and prayers goes out to you for the Lord to give you comfort and strength. Aunt Hilda was such...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Teresa Carter

“Dear Phe, I was so sorry to read of your mother's passing. May God's peace be with you. Debby Wilson Bland ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Debby Bland - Lake Village, AR

“So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. I thought a lot of both your parents. They were always nice to me. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Claudia Chambliss - Hampton, AR

“Carter Family, We are sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this most difficult time. Your friends at CartiNlr ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: CartiNlr - Nlr, AR

“Ophelia and family, There are no words that I can say, no touch that I can give that will lessen the sadness in your hearts, but I pray for God in...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: JUDY WATSON MCMANUS - Thornton, AR


Hilda Elizabeth Carter, 94 of Harrell, Arkansas died Wednesday. She was born April 14, 1919 in Mathiston, Mississippi to the late William and Mary Smith. She was also preceded in death by her husband Alvin "Pete" Carter, five brothers, and two sisters.

She is survived by two daughters, Ophelia Carter of North Little Rock, Arkansas and Viola Christmas and husband Al of Scottsdale, Arizona; her sister Rogenia Swindoll of Hernando, Mississippi; two grandchildren Bradley Christmas of Mesa, Arizona and Jarrod Christmas of Scottsdale, Arizona; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday evening from 6PM until 8PM at Benton Funeral Home in Hampton. Funeral services are 2PM Saturday at Harrell United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Campground Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Harrell United Methodist Church or Campground Cemetery. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.net .

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Benton Funeral Home
501 West 4th Street Fordyce, AR 71742
Tel. (870) 352-3131

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