Carolyn Peterson (66) of Mason

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Published on January 22 2014 10:42 am

Carolyn Peterson, 66, of Mason, IL. passed away at 2:10 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
 
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Old Union Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Association or Sarah Bush Hospice.  Pagel Funeral Home in Edgewood is assisting.
 
Carolyn was born on September 10, 1947 in Effingham, IL., the daughter of Clarence and Lucille (Murphy) Painter. She married Billie Lee Peterson on August 12, 1967 at the Mason Christian Church in Mason, IL., and he preceded her in death on  January 19, 2007. She worked as a cap assembler at the Herf Jones in Champaign, IL for several years. She was a member of the Mansfield American Legion Auxiliary.  She enjoyed gardening, cooking, canning vegetables and being with her grandchildren.
 
Carolyn is survived by her mother, Lucille (Murphy) Painter; fiancé, Joe Henderson of Mason, IL; three sons, Ronnie Peterson (fiancé Michele) of Champaign, IL; Dale Peterson (wife Susan) of Mansfield, IL., Joey Henderson (wife Pam) of Camargo, IL; daughter, Lisa O’ Leary (husband Jim) of Mason, IL; brother, Gary Painter (wife Glenda) of Effingham, IL; ten grandchildren and one great grandchild.
 
She was preceded in death by her father.