Jerrold S. "Jerry" Carton, 61, of Sedalia, formerly of Marshall, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at Barnes-Jewish Christian Hospital in St. Louis.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2009, at First United Methodist Church in Marshall, with Rev. Pam Sebastian officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to Butterfield Youth Services Art Program, 1180 Hwy. WW, Marshall, MO 65340 or Leukemia Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202 in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born May 2, 1947, in Massena, N.Y., he was the son of the late James N. Carton and Vera L. Sliter Carton. He was a 1965 graduate of Massena Central High School in Massena and a 1969 graduate of Minneapolis College of Art and Design, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. On June 11, 2005, he married Jean A. Elder, who survives of the home. He had lived in Sedalia the last three years, previously living in Marshall, and was an art therapist at Butterfield Youth Services for the last 36 years. He was an exhibitor for the Columbia (Missouri) Art League Gallery, Art St. Louis Exhibition, Missouri State Fair "Missouri 50 Exhibition," University of Missouri, Museum of Art and Archaeology, PahloArt Gallery in Marshall and Boone County Bank Annual Exhibition.
Additional survivors include two daughters, Tara Donovan and her husband, Jeff, and son Trevor Donovan of Belton and Carrie Marshall and her husband, Jason, and daughters, Symone Carton and Aleksei Marshall of Springfield; stepchildren, John, Justin, Ted and his wife, Allison, and son Kaidin, and Jake; two brothers, James M. Carton and his wife, Joan, of Morrisville, N.Y., and John W. Carton and his wife, Jacki, of Marshall; the mother of his daughters, Carol McInteer of Marshall; and several nieces and nephews.
Additional information provided per family recompense.