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Violet “June” Carter

Brighton 05/06/2014

Violet “June” Carter, 87, passed away at 9:15 pm on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at St. Anthony’s Health Center in Alton.   

She was born on April 15, 1927 in Sorento, IL the daughter of Clarence and Mae File.  

June was a homemaker.  She was Lutheran.  She was a waitress at Moonlight and cooked for the barge lines.  She loved cooking.  

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Elise Carter of Brighton and Keith and Jeanine Carter of Winghaven, MO; a daughter-in-law, Cindy Carter of Bunker Hill;  five grandchildren and their spouses, Stephanie and Justin Perry of O’Fallon, IL, David A. “D.J.” and Megan Carter of Bunker Hill, Drew Carter, Paige Carter both of Edwardsville and Andrew “Andy” Carter of Brighton; three brothers and four sisters, David, Buster, Gary, Annie, Fern, Judy and Donna Mae and her nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and four siblings, Ira, Ronnie, Muggy and Albert.

Funeral services will be at 1 pm Friday, May 9, 2014 at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens Chapel in Bethalto with Pastor Mark Hofferber officiating.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Online condolence and guestbook may be found at

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