shirley annmccarter
Shirley Ann Bell McCarter, 63, of 2326 South Stratford Drive, was called home to the Lord on June 24, 2004 while surrounded by loved ones in her home. She was born April 3, 1941 in Daviess County, Kentucky to Charles Gladys Warren Bell. She worked as a freelance social worker and worked closely with the St. Vincent dePaul and the Help Office. She was also a homemaker, an active member of th Blessed Sacrament Church, choir and Bible study; professed Third Order Franciscan she will be buried in her habit. She enjoyed cooking, spending time with her family, poetry, creative writing and drawing and was a lover of horses and an avid horse racing fan. Surviving are sons and daughter-in-laws, Jeffrey and Pamela Jo, Darryl R. and partner, Sam Koon, and Vincent A. McCarter all of Owensboro and Joseph M. Kristen McCarter of Great Falls, Montana. Two surviving daughters and son-in-law, Darlene McCarter of Owensboro and Jamie Ann and Adam Ross of Whiteman AFB, Missouri; and her beloved dog Lacey. The family wish expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society 319 West 10th Street, Owensboro, KY 42301 or Hospice Association Inc. 723 Harvard Drive Owensboro, KY 42301.

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  1. Jim, Darryl, Sam, and family~

    My heart aches for you all. I think you know how special Shirley was and always will be to me. She taught me about all of the important things in life….rock ‘n roll, Elvis, duck tails, and dancing! In a word, Shirley w

  2. Sorry the loss of your mother,wife and grandmother.We feel as if she was a family member here at welborns.Our thoughts and prayers at this time .OC.,Irene, Dick Leigh,Sally,Gary and all the staff at Welborns

  3. Dearest McCarter Family, I am so saddened @ the passing of your mom/wife. So many fond memories are flooding through me, remebering growing up in your home. From the first meeting of your family on a Christmas Eve so many years agocan’t a woman get any pe

  4. Mr. McCarter and family,
    I wanted to express my deepest condolences to you and your family upon the departure of Shirley. I only had the chance to know her a short period of time. She was a very kind and gracious woman who will be missed very much. May G

  5. Darryl,
    May you find comfort and peace in the memories you hold in your heart. Sending hugs and prayers to you and your family,

    ‘The Johnson Girls’
    Jill, Joni, Jan & Jamie

  6. The McCarter Family,

    With deep saddess we learn of another Warren that has gone on to be with the others that have left this earth for the heavens. We all have many Guardian Angels watching over us now. Shirley will be good at that, as she has toughe

  7. Darryl: My deepest sympathy to you and your family on your Mom’s passing. You’re the only one of the children I knowif I hadn’t been in that restaurant in Lexington several years ago, with one of my girls, I might not have known you as a grown man, but I

  8. Jeff, Pamela, Britney, Justin, Hunter and the McCarter family,
    We were so sad to hear of Shirley’s death. Our prayers and sorrow go out to you all. Remember all the fun times and memories and know that she will always be watching over and taking care of

  9. Darlene:

    Your mom was always so nice to all of us – Debbie, Leesa and I. I am so sorry to hear that she has passed away and I know you will miss her. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care and let your family know they have many prayers for a

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