Carol Demaree

Carol DemareeCarol Jean Demaree, 54, of Rushville died at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26, 2008, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

She was born June 4, 1953, in Macomb, a daughter of Kent and Loretta Shaver Martin. She married William “Bill” Demaree on Jan. 28, 1972, in Blandinsville. He survives.

Also surviving are her mother of Rushville; two daughters, Danielle Demaree and Sarah Demaree, both of Rushville; three sons, Christopher Demaree and Todd Demaree, both of Rushville and Mark Demaree of Beardstown; three sisters, Patricia (and Gary) Powell of Colchester, Elaine (and Ted) Leffler of Blandinsville and Kim (and Stan) Hoffman of Beardstown; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father.

She worked at Moreland and Devitt Pharmacies, Schuyler Livestock Sales, Farm King in Macomb, farmed with her husband and was a housewife.

There will be no formal funeral services. Cremation has been accorded. Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Rushville Public Library or Scripps Park Swimming Pool.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/5/2008