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Barbara June Carter

St. Johns

Barbara June Carter, 86 of St. Johns, MI died peacefully surrounded by her loved ones at Hospice House of Mid Michigan in Lansing.  Barbara was born on September 27, 1927 in Concord, NH the daughter of Edward P. and Lilly E. (Rowland) Moy.  She married Thomas F. Carter on June 8, 1946 in Concord, NH.  Barbara enjoyed making dolls and selling at craft shows with her husband Tom and his wooden toys.  She also enjoyed doing food sampling demonstrations at local stores.  She was also a dog breeder of Shelties with her husband, Tom. Barbara enjoyed the many bus tours to casinos where she made many friends.

Barbara is survived by sons, Thomas (Karen) Carter of Las Vegas, NV, Richard (Kelly) Carter of Buffalo, NY; daughters Karen (Roger) Shultz of Ovid, MI, Kitty (Keith) Beard of Cleveland, TN and Claire Carter of St. Johns, MI; 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; sister Connie Yelsik of Ashley, MI; sister-in-law Jeanne Carter of Oregon; and special friends and neighbors Russ and Pat Slagell.

Preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Thomas Carter; her parents Edward and Lilly Moy; and sister Annie Moy.

Funeral services will be held at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, 989-224-4422 on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Kathy Leydorf-Keck officiating.  Burial will follow at South Bingham Cemetery.  The family will receive friends and relatives at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 2-4 and 6-8 P.M.  Memorial donations may be made to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan.

Published in Lansing State Journal from Mar. 24 to Mar. 30, 2014
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