Washington Funeral Home & Cremation

Washington Funeral Home & Cremation

Sheila Carter

Beaver Falls, PA

Sheila Carter 63, born on October 29, 1960 to the late Grover and Blanche Carter Sr., went home to be with her Lord and Savor on Friday, March 15, 2024.

Sheila graduated from New Brighton High School in 1978. After graduating Sheila join the United States Air Force. After serving our Military, she aspired to do many jobs. She worked at Foodland, supermarket in New Brighton, Life Management implementing and managing personal, she was also a licensed Census data collection officer.

Sheila played Basketball while in High School for the Lady Lions. Her love of the game elevated her interest to became a basketball coach for the Beaver Falls girls’ basketball teams. She enjoyed singing and sang with her siblings “The Carter Family”, and sang with many church choirs. She sang her heart out for many funeral services throughout beaver county. She became known as the “Song Bird” by ELKS and WAMO Gospel. Sheila was a kind and loving person; and will be missed by the many who knew her and of her.

Sheila leaves to cherish her memories: Daughter, Alana S. (Wayne) Matthews. Son: Kijafa D. (Ellia) Carter. Grandchildren: Kashius A. (Darnell) Gardener, Amari B. Harris, Kamari, Javen S Matthews and Xavier D. Carter. Greatgrandchildren: Nori Weber, Nylee and Sakai Gardener. Siblings: Gloria C. Stratton, Viola Carter and James Carter. God-Sister: Laura Young, Ida Saffo and God-Brother: Jason Wright. As well as a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, foster girls, relatives and friends.

Sheila is preceded in death by siblings: Myra C. Burden, Grover Carter Jr.; Loretta C. Jefferson and James (Skip) Carter Sr.

Sheila will be laid to rest in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville PA.

Viewing will be on Friday, March 22, 2024 from 5pm until 7pm. Homegoing service will be on Saturday, March 23, 2024 11am at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010

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