Carol L. Conover
Carol Conover, age 80, of Peoria, formerly of Athens, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Liberty Village in Peoria.
She was born on December 19, 1937 in Springfield, Illinois, the daughter of Roy and Margaret Bruckmann Ramshaw.
Carol married Richard “Dick” LaRue Conover on May 25, 1957 in Springfield, Illinois. He preceded her in death in 2003. She is also preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.
She is survived by two children, Candice (Thom) Lacy of Peoria, IL and Derrick (Carolyn) Conover of Athens. IL; four grandchildren, Shawn Lacy of Chicago, IL, Michelle Lacy of Peoria, IL, Royce Conover of Athens, Kellie Conover of Lincoln, IL; and one sister, Edith (John) Goldsberry of Springfield, IL.
Carol was a former member St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Petersburg and current member of First Baptist Church in Peoria, Illinois.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 until 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens. Graveside services will be held immediately afterwards at Joel Hall Cemetery in Athens.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
Memorials can be given to Athens Lions Club or Peoria First Baptist Church.
Mott & Henning Funeral Home is assisting the family.