Harriette Carey


BRYAN -- Harriette G. Carey, 94, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Monday, January 27, 2014, at her daughter's home in Cecil.

Mrs. Carey retired from Aro Corporation's custodial services department. She was a woman of deep faith and enjoyed gardening.

Harriette was born April 21, 1919, in Montpelier, Ohio, the daughter of Charles and Palma (Ewers) Henry. She graduated from Montpelier High School. Harriette married Donald L. Carey on June 18, 1939, in Montpelier and he preceded her in death in 1952.

Harriette is survived by her sons, David (Carolyn) Carey of Bryan and Donald (Kay) Carey of Campbellsville, Kentucky; a daughter, Deanna (Kenneth) Simpson of Cecil; nine grandchildren, four of whom she adopted and raised after the death of her daughter, including Jim Dirrim of Pioneer, Tim (Cathy) Carey of Parigold, Arkansas, Becky (Jeff) Rockey of Edon and Suzie (Mark) Holbrook of Bryan; 21 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Carolyn Dirrim; three sisters and a brother.

Services for Harriette G. Carey will be held Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Krill Funeral Home, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan, Ohio. Interment at Edon Cemetery will follow the service. Visitation for Harriette will be held on Friday, January 31, 2014, from 2-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials in the name of Harriette G. Carey may be given to the Community Health Professionals Hospice Program. Condolences may be sent to the online register signed at www.krillfuneralservice.com.

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  • Dave, I send my sympathies. Your mother was a great lady. Bob Dawson