Jacqueline "Jackie" M. Carter, 77, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at Trinity Manor Nursing Home in Dodge City. She was born Oct. 29, 1935 in East Meadow, New York, the daughter of John and Mary (Maerz) Jehle.
She married Wilmer "Will" Carter Nov. 9, 1952 in East Meadow, New York. He preceded her in death April 30, 2000. She worked at Kirby Meat in Dodge City for several years before retiring. She also served as mayor of Ensign for a few years.
Carter was a member of the Ensign United Methodist Church and a Ladies Bowling League.
Carter is survived by two sons, David Carter of Ensign and Mark Carter of Protection; one sister, Elizabeth Meade of Long Island, New York; eight grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, John.
Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at the Ensign Cemetery with Rev. Dick Robbins presiding. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at Swaim Funeral Home in Dodge City. Memorials are suggested to the Jackie Carter Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.