Sharon Sue Carter

Godfrey | Thursday, October 10 2013

GODFREY-  Sharon Sue Carter, 66, died at 2:58 a.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2013 at her residence.She was born in Alton on August 10, 1947, one of eight children born to the late Ira & Alta (Wright) Towell.She attended Jersey Community High School, and took EMT training, where she used her love for mankind assisting others in need.  She was a loyal member of the First Baptist Church in Grafton, and she served a "camp nurse" for their youth group camping expeditions.She married Grady Carter on Aug. 23, 1965 in Jerseyville, and together they have shared 48 years together and they joys of raising their two daughters.Surviving are her husband, Grady Carter of Godfrey; two daughters & sons in law, Leah & Tim O'Grady of Wood River and Barbara & Mark White of Grafton; three grandchildren, Todd O'Grady, and his wife, Rachel of Nashville, Tn., Jonathan O'Grady of Wood River, Douglas White of Grafton; a sister, Joyce Ingold of East Alton; two brothers, Charles Towell and Dan Edward Towell both of Otterville.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Grover Towell and Jan Towell; and two sisters, Nancy Fairchild and Wilma Pauline "Bonnie" Cervantes.Visitation will be from 4 p.m. Thursday until time of funeral services at 7 the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.Private burial for the family will take place at the Noble Cemetery in Otterville.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the First Baptist Church of Grafton Youth Camp

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