Lorris was born June 15, 1928, in Gibsland, LA and entered into rest February 25, 2022, at his home in Gibsland. He was a graduate of Gibsland High School, class of 1945, and a faithful member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Minden, LA. He served 10 years with the Gibsland Lions Club and acted as Secretary and Treasurer on the Board for the Mt. Lebanon Historical Society.
Lorris served 22 years in the United States Air Force where he retired as a Senior Master Sargent in 1970. A short 18 days later, he went to work for the Little Rock, AR United Postal Service. Here he continued to work for 20 years; eventually retiring in 1990. He moved back to his old home place outside of Gibsland in 2000, building a new home where he loved working outside, taking care of his 2 acres of Daffodils and watching the hummingbirds outside the dining room window.
Lorris is preceded in death by his parents Clyde Carter and Clarice Smith Carter Cole; first wife and mother of his children, Adonna Sexton Carter; second wife, Molly Harris Carter; daughter Kathy Carter Ferguson; Son Marcus Glen Carter; Grandson Nickolas Carter; Siblings Frances Carter Varner, Donald Carter, Stanley Carter, and Alice Alice Carter Nixon. He is survived by his wife Margie Elaine Carter; Daughters Debra Carter Nye and Lisa Carter Kelly, husband Bill; Brother Wayne Carter, wife Mary Jo; Stepdaughter Lisa Shidiskis; Stepson Daniel Shidikis, Jr, wife Jessica and stepson David Shidiskis; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, twelve step grandchildren and five step great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 1, 2022, 5:00-7:00 pm and funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at 1:00 pm, both at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, LA. Pastor Matt Cate and Pastor Brett Cook will officiate. With full military honors, burial will take place beside his first wife at Rest Hills Cemetery in North Little Rock, AR on March 3, 2022, at 1:00 pm.
Pallbearers: Bradford Nye, Jonathan Allen, Stevie Nye, Bill Kelly, Daniel Shidiskis, Jr and David Shidiskis.
Rose-Neath Funeral Home
211 Murrell Street
Minden, Louisiana 71055