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“Sally, Hellen, and Sugg I just wanted to let you know that my thoughts and prayers have been with you. I called Gladys several times to...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Roller - Riverview, FL

“I just wanted to let you know that you all are in my thoughts. I remember all of us going to your house and staying up all night and then getting in...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Chris Harper (Crouse) - Geneseo, IL

“My aunt Nancy was a very stronge women and i look up to her, she was a hard worker and she loved her family. I will miss her and will alway rember...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: carrie j murphy - westminster, CO

“Shug and the family of Nancy. We were classmates and very often walked to school together. You and Kim (my daughter) were friends as I recall. My...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Imogene Stoneking - Woodbury, TN

“So sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Our family has lots of great memories about going to your guys house in Woodhull. Playing in the...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Allura Anderson Jefko - IL

“Our sympathy extended to all the family. I have a lot of fun memories from back in 1975/1977 of time spent with Nancy bowling---What fun and laughs...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Lolly Swanson - Rio-Woodhull area, IL

“My deepest sympthies to the family..I have a lot of good memories of our fun times in Woodhull. You will be missed by many Nancy. God Bless you! ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Shirley Swanson - Walnut, IL

“I miss you grandma. I love you very much. Rest In Peace! ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: jessica johnson - Grandaughter

“Rest well my friend. Sharon Steiner ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Sharon Steiner - Friend

Nancy L. Carter, age 72, of Moline, died Friday, March 25, 2011 at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd. 6601-38th Avenue, Moline. .Visitation is from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial is at National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Memorials may be made to the family.

Nancy was born April 17, 1938 at home in Alpha, IL, the daughter of Thomas and Annie Helena Martins Page, Jr. She married Wendell Johnson in 1956. They were divorced in 1975. She later married Walter E. Carter on November 26, 1986 in Woodbine, GA. He preceded her in death on May 9, 1993.

Nancy was employed as a cook, bartender and waitress at Howard Johnson’s and later for Holmer’s Bar & Grill. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the V.F.W. Moline, Post #2153. She enjoyed listening to country music, Nascar, gambling, and spending time with her family and friends.

Children Curtis (Edna) Johnson Davenport
Dwayne (Terri) Johnson Coal Valley
Mardena “Shug” (Herbie) Tabb Abingdon
Valerie Cookson Muscatine
Step-children Don Carter
Dale Carter
Diane Carter
15 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren
Sisters Helen (Don) Martell Davenport
Sally (Karry) Kempin-Luker Alpha
Sister-in-law Rachel (Richard) Thompson Monmouth

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Bart Johnson; brother, Tommy Joe Page; grandson, Aaron Waldron.
Online condolences may be expressed to Nancy’s family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.

Funeral Home
Esterdahl Mortuary
6601 38th Ave. Moline, IL 61265
Tel. (309) 736-7100