Obituary of Beverly Carter
Beverly Carter, 76, of Windsor, Missouri, died early Wednesday morning, October 10, 2018, at Windsor Healthcare & Rehabilitation.
She was born September 17, 1942, in Sterling, Illinois, the daughter of Wallace LeRoy Roberts and Grace Emily (Ohms) Roberts. On November 1, 1969, in Kansas City, Mo., she married James Michael Carter and he survives of the home.
Following high school, Beverly attended college and received her RN certification. She was baptized and confirmed at Messiah Lutheran Church in Sterling, Ill., and sang in the church choir. After working in emergency medicine at Rockford Memorial Hospital in Rockford, Ill., for several years, she moved to Kansas City, Mo., and worked in a local bookstore while taking classes in accounting at Metropolitan Junior College. She attended Immanuel Lutheran Church in Kansas City. It was in Kansas City that she met and married her husband James. She worked for Charles F. Curry & Co. Real Estate for 10 years before retiring in 1981 to be a homemaker. During this time, she was active in the Blue Springs Library Book Club and was a part-time teacher at Lighthouse Christian Academy in Oak Grove, Mo. She was a good cook and took several cooking classes. After 40 years in the Kansas City and Oak Grove areas, she and James moved to Windsor in 2005. She attended Brandon United Methodist Church near Windsor and occasionally taught Sunday School and then attended the Windsor United Methodist Church. She was also a former member of the Windsor Garden Club.
In addition to her husband James, survivors include 3 brothers, Ronald Roberts (Joyce), Sterling, Ill., Neal Roberts (Connie), Rochelle, Ill., and Lyle Roberts, Rock Falls, Ill.; a brother-in-law, Dennis Carter (Marti), Windsor, Mo.; 7 nephews, Todd Roberts, Jason Roberts, Ryan Roberts, Casey Roberts, Greg Roberts, and Rick Roberts, and Eric Carter; a niece Carie Olson; and several great-nephews and great-nieces; and a cousin, Carol Begalka, Atlanta, Ill. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 28, 2018, at the Windsor United Methodist Church, with Rev. Peggy Eshelman and Pastor Pete Hill officiating. The family suggests contributions to the Windsor United Methodist Church and may be left in care of the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor.