Dina (Carter) Ficklin

Dina (Carter) Ficklin of Greenville, passed away at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2019 in Highland Healthcare Center, Highland, Illinois.

A celebration of Life serviced will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Greenville First Christian Church with Darryl Bolen officiating. Friends are welcome at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.

Dina Carter, the daughter of Robert Earl Dean and Sheva Jean Wolf Carter, was born June 11, 1958 in Vandalia, Illinois.

Dina and Larry D. Ficklin were married in 1994, Pocahontas, Illinois. They enjoyed 25 years together. Larry passed away March 28, 2019.

Surviving is her son Christopher Atchley and wife Melissa of Collinsville, Illinois and step-daughter Sheri Sussenbach and husband Larry of Greenville. Dina was the loving grandmother of Brooklyn Atchley, Jordyn Sussenbach and Tanner Sussenbach. She is also survived by a sister Kathy Ferree and husband David of Ohio and brother Robert D. Carter and wife Joyce of Troy, Illinois.

She was a special aunt to Amber Anderson and husband Jake of Ohio, Kendra Fox and husband Bryant of Ohio, Danielle Carter of Springfield, Illinois and great-aunt to William Fox.

Dina was a kind and gentle person who loved spending time with family and friends. Her smile and laugh were contagious and her memory will live forever in our hearts. She will be dearly missed but never forgotten.

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