Madeline Maude Carter, 94 of Rockford, IL died at 9:25 am Friday February 28, 2014 in River Bluff Nursing Center.\r\r\n\r\r\n She was born November 22, 1919 in Greenville, TN the daughter of Bruce and Cara (Gass) Simpson. She graduated from Ottway High School. Madeline married John E. Carter in Cross Anchor, TN on July 5, 1939. She is member of Rockton United Methodist Church, former member of Rockton Women’s Club, Women’s Legion Auxillary, a Card Club member since 1940 as well as other card clubs and she had taught vacation bible school. \r\r\n\r\r\n Her survivors include: son James (Sharon) Carter; daughter Patricia (Charles ) Claytor all of Rockton, IL; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; numerous nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by parents, husband 3 brothers and 2 sisters. \r\r\n\r\r\n Funeral ceremonies to be held at 12:00 pm Wednesday March 5, 2014 in McCorkle Funeral Home – Rockton Chapel with Nancy Webster as officiant. Burial will be Floral Lawn Memorial Garden in South Beloit, IL. A visitation will be held from at the funeral home from 11:00 am to time of funeral on Wednesday. A memorial is being established.