Carlene Kay Meyer

Carlene Kay Meyer, nee Ford, 67, of Belleville, Illinois, born Thursday, March 16, 1944, in Mount Vernon, IL, died Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Rosewood Care Center in Swansea, Illinois.

Carlene was a retired cashier for Walmart and formerly worked for Belleville Shoe Manufacturing and a nursing assistant at St. Elizabeth Hospital and The Lincoln Home. She was a member of Westview Baptist Church Swansea Illinois, Ladies of the Moose Lodge #53, Belleville Automotive Club, Ladies Auxiliary of Elks  Lodge #664, Associate with Southside Improvement Association and active at the Belleville Labor and Industrial Museum.  

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Parent: Francis S. and Katie nee Miller Ford
  • Brother: Eugene Ford

Surviving are her:

  • Husband: Gary L. Meyer Sr.
  • Son: Gary (Cynthia) Meyer II of Belleville, IL
  • Brother: Dennis (Judith) Ford of Kansas City, MO 
  • Sister: Marilyn Cross of McLeanboro, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Charotte K. Meyer of Belleville, IL
    • Gary E. Meyer of Belleville, IL
  • Nephews
    • Dennis Ford of Independence, MO
    • Dennis (Danielle) Cross of MI
    • Bobby (Becky) Cross of McLeansboro, IL

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Southern Illinois

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Monday, March 12, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois and there will be a Ladies of the Moose services at 7:00pm.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Greg Sutter and Rev. Vance Vyers officiating.  Interment will follow at Zion Cemetery, Addieville, Illinois.

Condolences left for Carlene Kay Meyer:

    Gary & family.
    Our hearts goes out to each and everyone of you and you all have our deepest sympathy. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her
    R I P KAY
    God Bless you one and all
    Charles, Betty and John Scherrer

    Charles , Betty & John Scherrer Belleville Illinois 62223

    Gary and family, Our deepest sympathy on your loss. We've been friends for many, many years and Kay will sadly be missed. Our love, support and prayers go out to all of you. May you find comfort in knowing that she's at peace and she will forever be in our hearts. Love, Donnie, Lori, Tyler and Brandon Guess

    Don and Lori Guess and Sons Moro IL 62067

    Dear Gary and family you have our deepest sympathy, Kay was very well known and loved by all she will be sadly missed. and in time your hearts will mend, but all is not lost because even though the phisical body is gone her legacey will live on in the hearts, minds, and souls of all who knew and loved her and you have all those beautiful memories to cherrish, which no one can take from you. And you will be reunited someday. Our hearts and prayers are with you all. Sincerely your coworkers and friends of the Moose Lodge 1221, Chapter 53. Chaplin Sherye Rieckenberg

    women of the moose chaplin sherye rieckenberg freeburg/bell IL 62243

    As a fellow member of the auxiliary of Elks 664, please accept my condolences, Gary, and to your family. She was a sweet lady.

    Glenna Howell Fairview Heights Illinois 62208

    I just wanted to say from the bottom of my heart I'm sorry for your loss. The short time I got to spend with her...I fell in love she was such a sweet and caring person who I will truly miss. Take care

    Tara Schlesinger Belleville Illinois 62226

    Gary, Little Gary and Family,
    It saddened me to hear about Kay. I remember she was a funny, funny lady. Prayers and Condolences from my Family, may you find peace in your memories. Helayne, Steve, Tanya and Nathan
    Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.

    Helayne Guess-DuBois Lake of the Ozarks MO 65020