Samantha Carithers
Reese Carithers

Services will be held Saturday for Samantha Marie Carithers and Reese Lynn Carithers, infant twin daughters of Wesley and Stephanie Musson Carithers of Astoria.

Samantha was born at 9:32 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2006, and died at 11:31 a.m.

Reese was born at 5:58 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2006, and died at 7:30 a.m.

Surviving are their parents; maternal grandparents, Steve and Sharon Musson; paternal grandmother, Nancy Carithers; maternal great-grandparents, Virgil and Melba Jean Burget; and paternal great-grandmother, Myrna Phillips; all of Astoria.

They were preceded in death by their paternal grandfather, William Carithers; maternal great-grandparents, Jess Robert and Violet Musson; paternal great-grandfather Medford Phillips; and paternal great-grandparents, Joseph and Mildred Carithers.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Astoria Cemetery in Astoria with Gary Sheets officiating. Shawgo Memorial Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the March of Dimes, Central Illinois Division, 6919 N. Knoxville Ave., Peoria, IL 61614.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/29/2006

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