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Carolyn Wilkey

July 24, 1935 — March 10, 2015

Carolyn Wilkey

Secor- Carolyn Wilkey, 79, of Secor, passed away at 10:04 am on Tuesday March 10, 2015 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.

She was born on July 24, 1935 in Bloomington, IL to Dale and Ruth Jackson Woosley. She married Arthur Wilkey on November 11, 1951 at the Secor United Methodist Chruch. He survives.

Also surviving are four daughters, Dawn (Dewey) Yates of Secor; Paulette (Sue Bowling) Wilkey of San Jose, CA; Connie Duffy of Creve Coeur; Teresa (Don) Middleton of Secor; one brother, Richard Woosley of Cathedral City, CA; nine grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, and one granddaughter.

Carolyn was a bookkeeper with her husband for over 40 years in their business, Roanoke Milling.

Carolyn's faith was the cornerstone of her life. She held fast to and shared her faith even to the end proclaiming "God is in control." She loved spending time with her family and especially enjoyed her grandchildren and her time spent wintering in Florida with her husband. She was a former bowler and loved to crochet and needlepoint.

She was a member of the Secor United Methodist Church where she was active in Cursillo and Walk to Emmaus. While in Florida they were associate members of the Estero United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Friday March 13, 2015 at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. Rev. Charlie Graul will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-7 pm on Thursday also at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. Burial will be at Secor Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Illinois Heartland Emmaus or the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke. Online Condolences may be sent to the family at knappjohnsonharris.com

Visitation

MAR 12. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Roanoke
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561-7648

Funeral Services

MAR 13. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Roanoke
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561-7648

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