Shirley Dene <I>Worthington</I> Carter

Shirley Dene Worthington Carter

Birth
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Death 19 Jun 2015 (aged 68)
Pleasantville, Marion County, Iowa, USA
Burial Pleasantville, Marion County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 148154809 · View Source
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Shirley Dene Carter was born June 10, in Des Moines, Iowa the daughter of Carroll Worthington and Jean(Shoemaker)Worthington.

She was raised in the Pleasantville area and on March 31, 1963, Shirley was united in marriage to Bill Carter. The couple have always farmed in the Lacona and Pleasantville areas. Shirley was the consummate farm wife and worked side by side with Bill. The couple raised their three children on the farm. With the kids grown, Shirley cherished her role as grandma. She had a gentle spirit and a kind heart that always found the good in people.

Shirley passed away on Friday, June 19, 2015 at her home at the age of 68 years.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Jean and a brother, Jeff Worthington.

Those left to cherish Shirley's memory include her loving husband of 52 years, Bill; children: Jana(Dee)Lain of Plano, Iowa, Billy Carter of Ankeny and Jason(Shelly)Carter of Knoxville; grandchildren: Sean Gordon, Chase Carter and McKenna Carter; father, Carroll Worthington of Pleasantville; brother, David (Kathy) Worthingtin of Des Moines and many other family members and friends.

Interment, Pleasantville Cemetery-Pleasantville, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or to Iowa Public Television.

A private funeral service for Shirley Carter, age 68 of Lacona, will be held with burial following in Pleasantville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Children's or to Iowa Public Television. She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Bill; children: Jana(Dee)Lain of Plano, Iowa, Billy Carter of Ankeny and Jason(Shelly)Carter of Knoxville; grandchildren: Sean Gordon, Chase Carter and McKenna Carter; father, Carroll Worthington of Pleasantville; brother, David (Kathy) Worthington of Des Moines and many other family members and friends. Mason Funeral Home of Pleasantville is handling arrangements.


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  • Created by: Donald Bitner
  • Added: 22 Jun 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 148154809
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Shirley Dene Worthington Carter (10 Jun 1947–19 Jun 2015), Find a Grave Memorial no. 148154809, citing Pleasantville Cemetery, Pleasantville, Marion County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Donald Bitner (contributor 47187466) .