Carolyn S. (Schlosser) Matheney

Born: Thu., Jan. 25, 1940
Died: Mon., Jan. 27, 2020


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Twilight Memorial Service

7:00 PM Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Mrs. Carolyn S. Matheney, age 80 of rural Palestine, IL passed away Monday January 27, 2020 at 1:45 AM at her residence surrounded by her loving family, following several weeks of failing health.

Born January 25, 1940 in Robinson, IL she was the daughter of Robert A. and Velma L. (Jones) Schlosser.  On September 28, 1956 she married Roy E. Matheney and he preceded her in death August 4, 2006.

Carolyn retired from H.R. Block where she worked as a Tax Preparer in Lawrenceville, IL.  She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, Aerie #3329, Palestine, IL.  Carolyn loved to play Bingo and Euchre and enjoyed fishing.  She also enjoyed cruising with Carnival Cruise Lines when she got the chance.  Carolyn loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren very much and looked forward to spending time with them at family gatherings at the river.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Charles E. “Chuck” and Amber Matheney, Oblong, IL; daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela J. and Fred Christine, Flat Rock, IL, Eugenia and Sam Radziwill, Hutsonville, IL, Christy L. and Lenny Daugherty, Palestine, IL, Michelle L. Matheney, Palestine, IL; sisters and brother-in-law, M. Jane Benton, Palestine, IL, Betty Lou and Pat Karns, Palestine, IL along with nineteen grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren with one on the way, along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband Roy E. Matheney; a brother Robert A. Schlosser Jr.; sisters, Sandra Schlosser, Vicki Myers, Geri Goff, Patricia Crouch and a grandson, Leo Skaggs.

A Twilight Funeral Service will be held on Thursday January 30th, 2020 at 7:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL, with visitation from 5:00 PM until time of service at 7:00 PM at the funeral home.  There will be a private interment service held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, St. Louis, MO with envelopes available at the funeral home.

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