Sherry Alford Carter, age 51, a local artist and nurse of Shelbyville, Tennessee, and a Coffee County native, died from cancer Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
She was a nurse for more than 25 years. Additionally she taught china painting and other classes as a volunteer at the Shelbyville/Bedford County Senior Citizens Center and well as selling her art in shops in Bell Buckle and Wartrace. She was baptized at Westwood Church of Christ in McMinnville, Tennessee and attended church in Shelbyville. She was the daughter of Jeff and Judy Mason Prosser of Shelbyville, Tennessee.
In addition to her parents, Sherry is also survived by her husband, Robert Carter of Shelbyville; 2 sons, Jason (Denise) Myers of Christiana and Christopher (Misti) Fritz of Shelbyville; 2 grandsons, Mason Fritz and Callum Fritz of Shelbyville; 1 brother, Barry (Melissa) Alford of Shelbyville; 3 sisters, Jean (Brent) Alford Brock of McMinnville, Melissa Alford Hice of Manchester and Kerri Martin Troxel of Shelbyville; nieces, Bailey Brock of McMinnville, Carly Troxel of Franklin, Casey Alford of Tullahoma, Brittany Evans of Manchester; nephews, Ryan Alford of Manchester, Buddy Wayne Evans of Tullahoma and 6 great nieces and nephews.
The family will have a private memorial service.
MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE CARTER FAMILY