Billy Jean Carver, 42, of Zalma, was born April 28, 1960, in Los Angeles, Calif., the daughter of Elra Rauls Hammond of Zalma and the late Frankie Carver, and died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, in a car accident on Highway 51 near Zalma. She attended Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Dongola, and she was a student at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff. Survivors include her mother, Elra Hammond of Zalma; one son, Danny Carver of Zalma; three daughters, Mary Severino and Eva Mangrum, both of Zalma, and Angie Simmons of Advance; three brothers, Mike Beatty and Dero Beatty, both of California, and Keith Beatty of Lawrence, Kan.; two sisters, Ann Shepard and Michelle Jones, both of Texas. Her father preceded her in death. Visitation will be held at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance. Funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec.7, 2002, at Morgan Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Winchester officiating.