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Gloria Jean Carter (Underwood)

March 13, 1941 - December 28, 2013

There will be a viewing held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 3, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Sweet Home, ending with a reception.

In lieu of flowers, donations can go to the Sweet Home Boys and Girls Club and Gloria’s Thursday Pinochle Club through Linn-Co Credit Union in Sweet Home.

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Gloria Jean Carter, 72, of Sweet Home, passed away Saturday. Gloria was born on March 13, 1941 in Platte, SD the daughter of Jerald and Leona (Achilles) Underwood. Gloria’s family moved to Battleground, WA. She came to Sweet Home in 1951.

Gloria volunteered for Boys and Girls Club, working the concession stand. She enjoyed camping and gardening, feeding and watching humming birds, and seeing eagles flying in the local area. She also enjoyed playing pinochle and crocheting, as well as going to casinos with loved ones.

She is survived by: her husband, James “Sonny” Carter; daughters, Teresa and husband Rick Riper of Sweet Home and Dianne and husband Mike Cochran of Sweet Home; son, Todd and wife Tammy Carter of Sweet Home; brother, Leland Underwood and wife Barbara from Springfield; sister-in-law, Vicki Underwood of Sweet Home; step-brother, Carlyle and wife Dot Achilles; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: her father, Jerald Underwood (1988); her mother, Leona Underwood (2010); and her brother, Jerald Underwood (January 2013).

There will be a viewing held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 3, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Sweet Home, ending with a reception.

In lieu of flowers, donations can go to the Sweet Home Boys and Girls Club and Gloria’s Thursday Pinochle Club through Linn-Co Credit Union in Sweet Home.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.