Beverly Wiley Carter Gideon, 74, of Mt. Auburn, IL, passed away on June 9, 2014 at 12:15 p.m. rural Blue Mound from results of a car accident. She was born on February 14, 1940 in Witt, IL; the daughter Elmer and Viola Marie (Haines) Wiley. She married Elvis Elmer Carter on June 6, 1958 in Boody, IL. He preceded her in passing on January 14, 1996. Later she married Donald D. Gideon on February 19, 2000 in Berea Christian Church in Mt. Auburn, IL. He preceded her in passing on November 4, 2011. She was a retired nurse and homemaker. Beverly was a member of Blue Mound Methodist Church. She loved quilting, gardening and playing musical instruments. Most of all she loved her family.
She is survived by her son, Duane (Tracy) Carter of Murfreesboro, TN; daughter: Phyllis (David) Goodall of Taylorville, IL; step-son: Russ (Jennifer) Gideon of Blue Mound, IL; step-daughter: Shirley Gideon of Mt. Auburn, IL; grandchildren: Becky (Tim) Cordani, Nick (Tabitha) Carter, Crystal Carter, Dwight Hudson; step-grandchildren: Matt (Tiffany) Gideon, Gabe (Tonya) Gideon, Crystal (Jeremy) Anderson, Lacey (Rocky) Rogers; great grandchildren: Adrianna Cordani, Aaron Cordani; step great grandchildren: Davey Gideon, Rhayden Gideon, Bella Gideon, Trysten Anderson, Gideon Anderson, Sophia Rogers, Grace Rogers, Griffin Rogers, Sadie Gideon, Lauren Gideon, Josie Gideon; brother: Nelson (Becky) Wiley; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her parents, husbands: Elvis Carter and Donald Gideon; siblings: Vashti Barnes, Fleeta Trader, Selma Reeves, Maurice Wiley and Donna Jean Wiley.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL with Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Burial will be at Rosemond Grove Cemetery, Rosamond, IL
Memorials may be made to: in Berea Christian Church, 3096 N. 2025 East Rd., Mt. Auburn, IL 62547
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois
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