Carol J. Allison, 84, of Quincy passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 in Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Carol was born on June 19, 1935 in Quincy. The daughter of Reuel Henry and Virginia Pauline (Tieman) Meyer. She married Gordon “Bud” Franklin Allison on November 15, 1953 in Golden. Bud passed away on November 16, 2007.
Carol was a member of Grandview Church in Quincy. She was a 1953 graduate of Unity High school. She. worked for Motorola in Quincy for 13 years then worked for Blessing Hospital as unit secretary. She enjoyed being a cashier for Wal-Mart but her most enjoyment came from bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the incarcerated through her prison ministry. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Fan and enjoyed going to softball games.
Surviving are four Children, Unetta Sue (Jay) Mallory of Quincy, Lonnie Gordon (Paula) of Allison of Quincy, Steven Reuel (Kathy) Allison of Nashville, TN., Kevin Virgil (Janet) Allison of Camp Point; Carol and Gordon raised their grandson, Derrick Shayne Allison from the age of 18 months old; thirteen grandchildren, twenty three great-grandchildren , two great-great-grandchildren ,one brother, Norman Dale (Linda) Meyer of Fowler, one sister-in-law, Norma Foltz and one aunt, Wilma Tieman of Payson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother, Ronald Reuel Meyer.
Services will be 10:00 A.M on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Grandview Church in Quincy , 1019 Cedar St. Quincy, Illinois 62301. With Pastor Dennis Thomas officiating. Interment will be in the Paloma Cemetery in Paloma. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September, 3, 2019 in the Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon. Memorials have been suggested to the Residents Encounter Christ (REC) program or the Grandview Church. You are invited to share memories of Carol and leave condolences at www.hunterfunerlahomes.com .
The Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Quincy IL 62301
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