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“Sorry for your loss God bless ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Debra Merritt - IL - Friend

“Michael and Liz,We were so surprised to hear of your mom's death. She was a delightful and creative friend to me when we lived in Milledgeville. I am...Read More »
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“I am so sorry for your loss. I have known Carol since we were in high school. She would go with her cousin, Mary, and me to do things sometimes. ...Read More »
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Carol Lea Coley, age 63 of Sterling, died on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at her home.

Carol was born on September 1, 1954, the daughter of Thomas and Geraldine (Baird) Coley. She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth K. Mathews of Rock Falls; her son, Michael T. Mathews of Rock Falls; one brother, Stephen Coley of Oklahoma City, OK; and one grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Geraldine and one sister, Kaye Ward.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at the 16th Avenue Church of Christ in Sterling.