Alouis Carter Fenton

Sunday, October 16, 2005

URBANDALE, Iowa - Dr. Alouise Carter Fenton, 89, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Oct. 5, 2005 at her home.

Born Nov. 22, 1915, in Paducah, Ky., daughter of the late James Edward and Annie Lee Vaughan Carter, she had resided at Senior Suites for the past nine years. She moved to Wyatt, Mo., in 1942 after graduating from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Mo. She and her husband began their practice in Wyatt, moving to Charleston in 1949 and residing there for 40 years. She was a member of the Charleston Junior Study Club and the Charleston Business and Professional Women's Club. She practiced medicine until she retired in 1994 and was a life member of the American Osteopathic Association, the Missouri Osteopathic Association, The American College of Family Physicians and the American Society of Bariatric Physicians.

In Dec. 1939, she married Dr. Thomas Page Fenton of Bay City, Mich., who preceded her in death.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one son, Christopher M. Fenton, in 1951; one brother, James Melvin Carter; and one sister, Eleanor Carter Arts.

Survivors include: three sons, Dr. Carter Fenton of Charleston, Brad Fenton of Montezuma, Iowa, and Dr. Darrel Fenton of Sterling; and nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Saturday at the I00F Cemetery near Charleston with McMikle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to:


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