Sharol Ann Carter

Sharol Ann Carter

Sharol Ann Carter, 61, of Pleasant Plains, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at her home.

She was born on Nov. 12, 1957, in Anna, the daughter of Marlin Hoffman and JoAnn Herscham. 

She married Thomas Ray Carter on April 3, 2008.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas Ray Carter of Pleasant Plains; two sons, Jeremiah (companion Deena Ivey) Gunter of Fresno, Calif., and Robert Gunter of Johnson City; one daughter, Shari (husband Jeff) Charron of California; numerous grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two brothers, Steve and Loren Hoffman; one sister, Jeanette Hoffman; and a special niece, Sammie Bracken.

She was preceded in death by her parents; by two brothers, Brian and B.J. Hoffman; and by her sister, Eileen Cruse.

She graduated from Dongola High School and then attended the Southern Illinois University School of Nursing. 

She worked in numerous nursing homes and assisted living homes from Illinois to California. She would go in to help get a home up and running, and then move on to the next one. She loved her job and always wanted to put a smile on the residents’ faces. 

She also enjoyed swimming, scrapbooking, sewing, and Diet Coke. 

Everything Sharol did in her life was for other people. She cared for everyone, and always wanted to make them smile.

Cremation rites were accorded. Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials can be made to the family of Sharol Carter. Condolences can be left online at or on Facebook at Colwell Memorial Home.

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