Mrs. Gayle Yvonne Carter
- March 13, 1936 - August 6, 2012
- Lincoln, Nebraska
of Gayle's Passing
120 Wedgewood Drive
Lincoln, NE 68510
People's City Mission
110 Q Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
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“Stacey I'm sorry for the loss of your mother. She was very nice the one time I met her at the State Fair, I am grateful to have met. Thinking of you...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Brian Davis - Lincoln, NE
“Renee and family, I am saddened to read of Gayle's passing. I have fond memories of attending your family gatherings and sharing fun times with her....Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Cecilia Lawson - Lincoln, NE
“Our Families condolences.
Gayle-dearest friend to Viola Madsen
Having the "Boys" in our employ
It is a celebration of Life
3 of 25 | Posted by: Jay Martel Madsen - Lincoln, NE
“My heart goes out to Gayle's family. Gayle was such a wonderful woman and will be missed by many.
The family of Don Tindle
4 of 25 | Posted by: Jackie Tindle - Frazee, MN
“Stacy and Jay: I am so sad to learn about your Mother's passing. We shared alot with each other in the past while we bowled together and of course,...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Connie Geist - Lincoln, NE
“My thoughts and prayers go out to all of the family, and to Elaine! Gayle will be deeply missed. She was definately one of a kind! I have never met...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: Debbie Lindner - Lincoln, NE
“Stacey-I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. It was a pleasure to meet her in March at Pedalpalooza. She seemed to have such a zest for life...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Penny Schmuecker - Lincoln, NE
“Sincere condolences to the entire family. I have been out of your lives for 30 years now, but remember fondly all the times that Mrs. C had a...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Greg Schriner - Denver, CO
“Stacey: It was lovely to meet your mom at the Pedalpalooza fundraiser. I know you will miss her greatly, and my sister Penny and I are thinking of...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Carla Lasley - Lincoln, NE
“I am sorry to hear about your great loss. My condolences and prayers to all of you. Gayle was a nice person and will be missed.
12 of 25 | Posted by: Theresa Lyman - Waverly, NE
“Gayle touched many lives and was a remarkable and caring person. She will be missed but has left a lot of love and great memories with us all...
15 of 25 | Posted by: Charlie Cifarelli - Lincoln, NE
“Our prayers are with Gayle's family and friends I will always remember her for her smile. Marie
16 of 25 | Posted by: Marie (Schwenck) Pittman - AZ
“Gayle was an inspiration to me for many, many years. As a "pink ribbon survivor" myself, it always warmed my heart to see Gayle dressed in her pink...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Jean Helms - Lincoln, NE - friend
“Many many good memories of working with Gayle at the Fair in Lincoln. A wonderful lady who will be missed by many. Thoughts, prayers and tears for...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Jaime Parr - Grand Island, NE
“My condolences and prayers go out to Gayle's family. We were "fair neighbors" for years. Korney Korner was "the" destination for 1000's of fairgoers....Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Jim Ritzman - Lincoln, NE
“Gayle's energy and kindness was beyond compare. Such a caring giving soul. Her light will continue to shine on through the hearts of everyone she...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Carman Pickering - Bloomington, IL
“My dad worked for these wonderful people for many years. During that time Gayle thought of him as family. She treated everyone with respect and...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: Angela Clark (Blazek) - Li ncoln, NE
“Gayle Carter Famuly:
She is gone but will never be forgotten.
My Deepest Sympathy to all.
22 of 25 | Posted by: Annabelle Neemann - Lincoln, NE
“My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. May she rest in eternal peace!
23 of 25 | Posted by: Darrell Baum - Lincoln, NE
“So sorry to hear of Gayle's death. Such a vivacious and fun person. We had some good times back in "the day"!!!
24 of 25 | Posted by: Virginia Gifford - Citrus Heights, CA
“My favorite Aunt who I will miss dearly. Gayle was always there for my children and me. She attended many school events my children had, made...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Carla Ingram - Papillion, NE
Gayle Y. (DeHart) Carter, age 76, of Lincoln, NE died on Monday, August 6, 2012. She was born on March 13, 1936 in Omaha to Wilbur and Mildred (Mengler) DeHart. Gayle was a member of the Naphis Temples' Daughter's of the Nile, the Welfare Society, and was a large supporter of the Independence Center for which she received the 2011 Alumni of the Year Award. She was a dedicated contributor to the Nebraska State Fair, where she ran, owned and was widely known for her "Korney Korner" concession stand.
Gayle is preceded in death by her parents; daughters Stephanie and infant, Stacy; brother, Frank DeHart; and sister, Judy Bohon.
She is survived by her husband of over 50 years, John "Moose" Carter Jr.; her daughter D'Ete Koca of Pensacola, FL; sons Stacey and Jay Carter, both of Lincoln; three grandchildren Matthew, Jackson, and Macie Carter, all of Lincoln; sisters Pat Leming of Papillon and Renee (Doug) Richard of Lincoln; brother Michael "Mick" (Linda) DeHart of Carson City, CA; sister-in-law Teresa DeHart of Omaha; brother-in-law John Bohon of San Pedro, CA; her best friend for over 50 years, Elaine Baum; and several cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
A Celebration of Gayle's life will be Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 11:30 AM, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 South 14th Street. Visitation will be Friday (8/10) from 4 - 8 PM with family greeting friends from 6-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the People's City Mission or to St. Monica's of Lincoln.