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Muriel Carey

May 13, 1921 — June 12, 2015

Muriel Carey

Muriel B. Carey, age 94, of Aledo, Illinois died at 5:05 A.M. on Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Genesis Senior Living – Aledo.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at the New Life Assembly of God Church in Aledo, Illinois, with visitation beginning at 10:00 A.M.  A fellowship will be held at the church after the funeral service before proceeding to Indian Creek Cemetery in rural Columbus Junction, Iowa for interment. In-lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family or Activity Room at Genesis Senior Living- Aledo.  Dennison Funeral Home in Aledo in charge of arrangements.

She was born on May 13, 1921 in New Boston, Illinois the daughter of Stacey Earl and Velma Mae Fowler King. She married Robert “Pat” Carey on August 20, 1941 in Kahoka, Missouri He preceded her in death on August 3, 1994.

She helped her husband farm in rural Mercer County area until 1953. She was an LPN for the former Fortner, York, and DeSmith Nursing Homes. She received her GED in 1994. She also was a rural newspaper carrier for the Argus Newspaper. She was a member of the New Life Assembly of God Church in Aledo, Illinois since 1950, President of the Women’s Missionary Council of Assembly of God Church for several years; Mercer County Auxiliary, and the Sunshine Circle Club.

Surviving is a son: Cliff “Cork” (Lottie) Carey of Rock Island, Illinois; three daughters: Eydie Carey Dean of Baja, California, Peggy (Marlin) Gauley of Sherrard, Illinois, and Faye Carey of Galesburg, Illinois; fifteen grandchildren, thirty-four great grandchildren, twenty-two great great grandchildren, and two lovingly expected; two sisters, Maxine Stegall of Joy, Illinois and Audrey (Jim) Giberson of New London, Iowa; three brothers, Warren King of Aledo, Illinois, Wayne (Martha) King of Aledo, Illinois, Aubrey (Martha) King of New Boston, Illinois; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Keith and Katherine Carey of Columbus Junction, Iowa.  She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons: Tommy and Gary, four grandchildren, three great grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter, and three brothers, Kenny, Keith, and Alfred.

Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.


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