Jocelyn Kerry Cassidy Carter, affectionately known as Josie, passed away on December 6, 2023, leaving behind a legacy of love and cherished memories. She was born on August 28, 1979, in Philippi, West Virginia. Her departure from this world occurred in Gastonia, North Carolina, while she was surrounded by her beloved family and dear friends.
Josie lived a life filled with grace, compassion, and an unwavering spirit. She touched the hearts of everyone she encountered with her infectious laughter and warm smile. Josie had a gift for making people feel seen and heard, always lending a listening ear or offering a helping hand to those in need.
Born into a close-knit family, Josie was the embodiment of unconditional love and support. She cherished the moments spent with her parents, siblings, and extended family members. Whether it was gathering around the dinner table or embarking on unforgettable adventures together, Josie understood the importance of creating lasting bonds.
Growing up in West Virginia instilled within Josie a deep appreciation for nature's beauty. She found solace in the rolling hills and crisp mountain air. It was here that her love for hiking flourished. She spent many weekends exploring the enchanted trails that winded through the Appalachian Mountains.
Josie's passion for helping others led her to pursue a career in nursing. She dedicated her life to providing compassionate care to those in need. Her patients were not just names on medical charts; they were souls that she treated with utmost kindness and respect. Colleagues described Josie as an exceptional nurse whose empathy knew no bounds.
Beyond her professional endeavors, Josie had an artistic side that added color to her life and those around her. Whether it was painting landscapes or photographing candid moments of joy during family gatherings, she captured the essence of every precious moment.
Josie's most treasured role in life was that of a mother. Her two children were her pride and joy, and she poured every ounce of her love into their lives. She nurtured their dreams, taught them the importance of kindness, and was their unwavering support system. Josie's children will forever carry the immeasurable love she bestowed upon them.
As we bid farewell to Josie, let us remember the way she lived her life - with unwavering kindness, boundless love, and an indomitable spirit. Her memory will forever be engraved in our hearts, as we honor her legacy by extending the same compassion and love to others that she so effortlessly shared with all.
In this time of grief, let us find solace in knowing that Josie is at peace, surrounded by love on her new journey. May her soul soar amongst the heavens as she continues to inspire us all from above.
Josie is survived by her loving family, devoted parents, siblings, extended family members, and countless friends whose lives were enriched by her presence. Although she may no longer be with us physically, her spirit will forever remain a guiding light in our lives.
Rest peacefully, dear Josie. Your vibrant spirit and immense love will forever be cherished. You have left an indelible mark on this world that can never be erased.
Arrangements are incomplete...Funeral details will be in the spring