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Alma Earlene Scarlet, 80 of Waterloo, Illinois died peacefully on Monday June 17, 2019 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Born on April 26, 1939 in Gideon, Missouri she was the daughter of Frank and Charles Lottie Carpenter, nee Spain and they precede her in death. Alma was also preceded in death by her brothers Floyd and Robert Carpenter and her sisters Annvelene Bolin and Helen Carpenter.
Alma married her husband, James on December 13, 1954 in Gibson, Missouri and they spent 64 very happy years together.
In addition to her husband, Alma is survived by her children: Debra (Dianna) Thomas-Scarlet of New Athens, Billy Ray (Debra Kay) Scarlet of Waterloo, Illinois and James Rocky Scarlet of Geneva, Illinois. Her grandchild Dale Jene Scarlet-Davis of Dupo, Illinois, great-grandchildren Mya Gray Borenstein of Waterloo, Illinois, Damion Lee Davis of New Athens, Illinois, Jacob Andrew Burgin also of New Athens, Illinois and many nieces, nephews and beloved friends.
Alma worked as a housekeeper in a nursing home and was a member of the Church of Christ in Waterloo. Her children meant the world to her and she loved spending time with them. Alma was someone who always looked immaculate and enjoyed flowers, especially roses very much. She had a heart of gold and adored her husband. She meant the world to him.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Well of Living Water Ministries of Belleville, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Well of Living Water Ministries of Belleville, Illinois.