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[March 17, 2020]
Carlene Cade, 86, of Petersburg, passed away at Memorial Medical
Center in Springfield, on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 4:45 p.m.
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020 at the
First Baptist Church in Petersburg
11 a.m. March 20th at the church
Hurley Funeral Home
Carlene Cade, 86, of Petersburg,
IL passed away at Memorial Medical Center in
Springfield, IL on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at
4:45 pm. She was born on July 13, 1933 in Mozier, IL
to Herman and Bertha (Busch) Swearingen. She married
Everett G. Cade on January 27, 1951 in Clarksville,
MO. He preceded her in death on May 1, 2014.
Carlene is survived by four children, Nancy (Tony)
Robins of Lincoln, IL, Everett (Sara) Cade Jr. of
Petersburg, IL, Tom (Jackie) Cade of Broadwell, IL
and Chery (Gragg) Stacy also of Petersburg, IL. She
is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 17 great
grandchildren. Carlene was preceded in death by her
parents, one son in law, Karlyn Shields, one son,
Bill Dean Cade, and one grandson, Timothy James
Carlene was a member of the First Baptist Church in
Petersburg. She enjoyed anything crafty from
painting, and ink & pen work, to sewing, knitting,
and crocheting. She was always very creative.
Carlene also enjoyed teaching Sunday school to
children at her church.
Cremation rites have been accorded and a memorial
service will be held for Carlene on Friday, March
20, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Petersburg,
IL at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to
the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Pastor Rob
Gallion will officiate. Memorials may be made to the
American Heart Association or to the First Baptist
Church in Petersburg.
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