CARTER, Dorothy M. "Dottie"
76, of Springfield, passed away at Forest Glen on Friday morning, October 22, 2021. She was born in Springfield on December 6, 1944, the daughter of the late Edward Franklin and Dorothy Jane (Jenkins) Strome. Dottie loved to read, especially science fiction, and researching family genealogy. She will be remembered as a loving caretaker who helped raise her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as many neighborhood kids. She is survived by her son, Patrick Sean Carter; grandchildren, Amanda (Wayne) Harris, Heather (Walter) Glowicki, Darien Carter, and
Samantha Carter; and great-grandchildren, Gabriel Gleason, Emily and Charlotte Glowicki, and Lillian Harris. Also surviving are brothers, Darrell (Martha) Strome and Larry Strome;
sister-in-law, Mae Hansford; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Tona Carter; son, Matthew A. Carter; and brothers, Orville and
Clarence Strome. A service in celebration of Dottie's life will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 6, 2021. in the
LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. The family will receive friends beginning at 2:00 p.m. until the time of service.
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