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Delores Carey

Goreville-Delores Ann Carey, 77, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at her home.

Delores was born on August 9, 1941 in Johnston City to Elmer and Edna (Rodden) Dawes.

Delores was a hairstylist for 27 years at Hair Reaction in Goreville.

Survivors include: Sons-Jeff Carey (Michael Oschmyanec) of Goreville and Brian (Gina) Carey of St. Louis

Granddaughters-Maegen Carey of Shiloh and Madison Carey of Chicago

Sister-Pat Sanders of Little Rock, AR

Brother-Kenny Dawes of Lick Creek

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Ted, Walter, Donnie, JW, Bob, Jack and Douglas Dawes.

Delores’ wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 1pm-4pm at the Goreville Masonic Lodge. All friends and family are invited to attend. Blue Funeral Home in Goreville is handling the arrangements.

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I am so sorry about dolores's passing. I thought a lot of her and she will be greatly missed. Thinking of all of you. Prayers. Gina Howard

Gina Howard Jun 19 2019 11:52 AM

I am so so sorry. I know your heart is broken to pieces and I know words cant change how hard it is for you. I know she loved you so much!!! I am so thankful to have gotten to be her neighbor this year and reconnect, we sent messages to each other from time to time. ?

Regina Austin Jun 17 2019 3:21 AM

Jeff and Brian, sorry to hear that you're mom has passed. She was always my favorite aunt. Remember her as always being at mom and dads as we boys were growing up. Will lDawesove her forever

Randy Dawes Jun 16 2019 9:26 PM

Jeff, Michael and family, prayers of comfort for your loss. Delores was a wonderful lady.

Rosemary & Jim Rouse Jun 15 2019 6:14 PM

Jeff and Michael, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I enjoyed visiting with her when I was in your shop. She was always a delight. You and all the family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jane Butzler Jun 14 2019 8:11 PM

Jeff and Michael, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. I enjoyed talking with her while I was in your shop. Keeping you in prayer during this difficult time. In time may memories of your adventures together bring smiles and laughter instead of tears.

Jean Todd Jun 14 2019 8:02 PM

I am so very sorry to hear of Delores passing. Delores loved her family. I hope that you can find peace with remembering all of the great times that you have had. Sending you prayers for peace in your heart!

Iona Duvall Jun 14 2019 1:55 AM

Jeff so sorry to hear this. Your Mom was a very sweet lady. I enjoyed our visits in the shop. You and all the family remain in our thoughts and prayers.

Nancy Breeden Jun 13 2019 6:01 PM

Jeff, my heart is aching for you. I am so sorry to hear this. Your mother was such a kind woman and I will forever be grateful for the compassion she had with my daughter. Her patience and understanding of Alayna's special needs will never be forgotten. Please know that your family is in my thoughts. Marcy Simon

Marcy Simon Jun 13 2019 4:13 PM

Jeff and family, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She was a beautiful lady inside and out. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the difficult days ahead. May God bless and comfort you.

Vanessa Fischer Jun 13 2019 3:13 PM

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