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MARTINSVILLE, Ill. - Carolyn Sue (Gardner) Daugherty, age 78, of Martinsville, passed away at 8:40 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Heartland Nursing Center in Casey. She was born April 28, 1939, in Casey, the daughter of Leonard Gardner and Letha Mae Short Gardner. On Sept. 7, 1962, she married John H. Daugherty, in Casey. He passed away on Sept. 23, 2013,
Survivors include son, John William Daugherty of Florissant, Mo.; brother, Raymond Harold Gardner and wife Pat of Centre, Ala.; and grandson, John W. Daugherty Jr. of Florissant.
She also was preceded in death by her parents.
Mrs. Daugherty was a homemaker and employed in house cleaning, The Formal Light. She was a member of the Casey First Church of the Nazarene. Carolyn especially enjoyed gardening.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 19, 2017, at Markwell Funeral Home, 200 N. Central Ave., in Casey, with Pastor Allen Ebbler officiating. Burial will follow in the Baird Cemetery, rural Martinsville. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until services Friday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness, 12015 Manchester Road #130, St. Louis, MO 63131.
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