Graysville, Tenn.
James C. Carlton, 67, of Graysville, Tenn. died Friday, Sept. 4, 2009 in South Haven, Miss. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with cremation to follow. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home.

James was born Aug. 19, 1942 in Beaumont to Joseph and Jewel Carlton. James was a longtime Vidor resident before moving to Tennessee in 1987. He was a machinist with Lucey Boiler Company in Chattanooga and served his country in the US Navy. 

James is survived by his sons, James Carlton Jr, and his wife, Jenny of Lumberton, Les Lightfoot of Vidor, Craig Lightfoot of Tulsa, Okla.; daughters, Lawri Carlton of Vidor and Candace Lightfoot of Chattanooga; brother, Joey Carlton of Dallas; sister ,Velva Gill of Houston; and five grandchildren.