Carole (Lauman) CarnesApril 16, 1945 ~ January 11, 2018 (age 72)
Carole Carnes, 72, of Bluford, Illinois passed away at 5:30 P.M. January 11, 2018 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born April 16, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois to Carl and Mae (Olsheshke) Lauman. Carole married Bobby Carnes on June 10, 1969. They were blessed with 48 years of marriage.
In addition to her husband, Carole is survived by her children, Michael Carnes and wife, Amanda of Bluford, Illinois and Sharon White and husband, Matt of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Wyatt Carnes of Bluford, Illinois, Jesse Allen of Centralia, Illinois, and Justin Allen of Bonnie, Illinois; great-granddaughter, Catelyn Allen; and sister, June Stark of Rinard, Illinois.
Carole was preceded in death by her parents and infant son, Robert Edward Carnes.
Carole worked as a rural mail carrier in Bluford for 30 years. She loved the people on her route that she delivered to. Carole was an avid lover of animals, plants, and her family. She enjoyed sitting in her yard watching the hummingbirds and enjoying her flowers. Carole was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
A Graveside Service will be held Monday, January 15, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Mount Zion Cemetery in Bluford, Illinois with Reverend Gary Davenport officiating. Interment will follow. Memorials may be made in Carole’s honor to Mount Zion Cemetery.