48 year old Carl Wade Carter of Smithville died Monday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a railroad worker, diesel mechanic, and a member of the Azel Christian Church in Azel, Texas. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Jefferson Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. Carter is survived by his wife, Cynthia Carter of Smithville. Children, Joshua Carter of Smithville, Aletha Carter of Arkansas, Kyle Carter, and Dustin Hale both of Azel, Texas. Grandchildren, Kyla and Bradley. His mother, Marie Carter of Azel, Texas. His father, Don Wrigley. A sister, Sherry Carter of Azel, Texas. A brother, Bobby Carter of Texas. His mother-in-law and father-in-law, Marie and Jimmy Luna. The family asks that donations be made, in lieu of flowers, to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.