Dorothy Jean Carter was born March 1, 1947 in Saint Louis, Missouri to Dan and Ora Carter (Payne)
She attended the Saint Louis City Public School system. Graduated from Central High School in 1965.
Dorothy continued her education, graduating from a licensed Practical Nursing school in 1967. Shortly thereafter she was employed by Barnes hospital (later BJC). She worked for Barnes for 30 plus years as a nurse, mostly caring for newborn babies in the nursing/maternity ward.
After retirement she enjoyed socializing, vacationing, volunteer work, spending time with her pets and attending Church. She was a member of Kennerly Temple C.O.G.I.C under the leadership of Bishop R.J. Ward.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her father Dan and her mother Ora, sister Gloria Robinson and brother Melvin Carter.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her son Sylvester Roosevelt and daughter in law Evelyn Roosevelt of Saint Louis, Missouri. Two brothers: Daniel Carter of Saint Louis, Missouri, and Willie Carter of Virginia. One Nephew: Arthur Robinson Jr. of Jacksonville, Florida and one Niece: Lakendra (Mona) Robinson of Tampa, Florida. Her son’s father : Kimble Roosevelt of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, five step children: Sarita Kimble of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, Ruthann Perry of St. Louis, Missouri, Anthony Kimble of Saint Louis, Missouri, Vanessa Williamson of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Karen Threlkeld of Saint Louis, Missouri, as well as many cousins and friends.