Joanne Clare Cappell-Carter

June 14, 1961 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 59)


Joanne Clare Cappell-Carter, 59, of Fort Benton, MT passed away June 9, 2021.

Joanne was born June 14, 1961, in Pontiac, MI and grew up in Rochester, MI. Joanne traveled and lived throughout the American West and Midwest before settling in beautiful Montana.Joanne’s love of life and charm meant she never met a stranger and she treasured her many friendships, but nothing compared to the lifelong joy she found with her beloved soulmate and husband of over 40 years, Clarence “JR” Carter, Jr. 

“In all the world there is no heart for me like yours.

In all the world there is no love for you like mine.”

Joanne is survived by her loving husband; Mother Eleanor Cappell; siblings John (Jan), Mary Beth, and Amy (Matt); siblings in law, Nancy (Eric), Timmy, Gail, Marie (Junior), Tommy (Deceased). Numerous nieces and nephews (Brianna, Amanda, Jessica, Matthew,  and through marriage Krystal, Ginny, Shalee, Corday, Chantal, Jessie, Anna, Taylor, and Lindsay); great nieces and nephews (Cassidy, Chloe, Jack, Jake, Issac, Memphis, Isabelle, Jameson, Sawyer, Tanner, Ryla, Bentley, Keydence); cousins (Christine, Barb, Janis, Steve, Jeff, Cathy, Martha, Tom, Carol, David, Lisa and Judy).

She is preceded in death by her father Stuart Cappell.

Cremation has been entrusted to Croxford Funeral Home and a Memorial Service is planned for Saturday June 11, 2022 at noon at the Elk Lodge 214 in Great Falls, MT.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the American Diabetes Association in Joanne’s name.

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Celebration of Life
June 11, 2022

12:00 PM
Elks Lodge 214
500 1st Ave S
Great Falls, MT 59401

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