We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Evelyn Raley

A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, October 26, 2014 for 86 year old Evelyn Raley of Chester, IL who died Sunday, October 19, 2014 at The Manor at Craig Farms in Chester, IL.

Evelyn was born December 11, 1927 in Farmington, MO, the daughter of Edward and Ola (Wheeling) Carnahan. She married Harold Yankey on July 14, 1945 in Chester, IL and he preceded her in death on April 26, 1957. She then married Herbert Raley on February 23, 1974 in Sparta, IL and he preceded her in death on February 21, 1987.

Surviving is one daughter, Patricia Lodge of Steeleville, IL. Three sisters, Marie Wilfong, Barbara Tiller and Brenda Ramsey all of Chester, IL. Several grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, one son and four brothers.

It was Mrs. Raley’s wishes to be cremated.

A Memorial Service for 86 year old Evelyn Raley will be held at 1pm Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the Kingdom Hall Jehovah’s Witness Church in Sparta, IL.

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the King Hall Jehovah’s Witness Church in Sparta, IL.