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Elizabeth 'Liz' Carey

Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Carey

Nov. 21, 1944-Jan. 13, 2022


Elizabeth “Liz” Carey, 77, of Crawfordsville passed away peacefully at 6 p.m. Jan. 13, 2022, surrounded by her family.

She was born Nov. 21, 1944, at Pekin, Illinois, to Bessie and Henry Mount. She graduated from Delavan High School in 1962. She married Robert Carey on April 21, 1963.


Throughout her life, Liz lived in Kewanee, Illinois, Waveland, Berea, Kentucky, Brunswick, Georgia, Roachdale, Litchfield, Kentucky and Crawfordsville.

She raised three boys, Rob, Duane and Tim. She was a loving wife and a great mother. Her hobbies were quilting, golfing, cooking, playing games with the family and following her three boys to sporting events. She loved spending time together as a family even if that meant she had to go fishing and hunting with them.

She is survived by her three sons, Rob (Kelly) Carey, Crawfordsville, Duane (Debbie) Carey, Brandenburg, Kentucky and Tim (Misti) Carey, Sardis, Georgia; siblings, Janet Sears, Jane Hinman, Harley Mount and Henry (Ethel) Mount; nine grandchildren, Brittney (Kyle) Archer, Ben Carey (Tammy Puente), Jacob Carey, Kaitlyn Sulc, Dawson Carey, Wyatt Carey, Mackenzie McCafferty, Mallorie McCafferty and Madalen McCafferty; and three great-grandchildren, Kylie Carey, Jordan and Keagan Archer.

She is preceded in death by both of her parents, Henry and Bessie Mount; husband of 49 years Robert Carey; sister Linda Kerns; and brother Bill Mount.

Cremation was chosen with a memorial service that will be held Monday, Jan. 17 at Hunt & Son Funeral Home. Visitation is from 4-5:30 p.m. with a memorial service at 5:30 for family and friends.

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