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Carolyn Geery

Carolyn Jane Moss Geery, 79, of Louisiana went to be with the Lord Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday at Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana. Steven Ince officiated. Burial was at Jordan-Buffalo Cemetery near Louisiana.

Visitation was from noon until time of service Sunday at the funeral home.

She was born Jan. 20, 1940 to Marvin and Margaret Moss. She grew up in Bowling Green and graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1958. On April 3, 1959, she married the love of her life, Everett Wallace Geery whom she missed dearly for 26 years.

She worked for Dr. Bilyea’s office for several years before taking time off to raise her son, Mike, then re-turned to work at Stark Bros. Nurseries in 1979 retiring after 25 years of service.

She was very active in Elmwood Church holding terms as Elder and teaching Sunday school for several years, which gave her great satisfaction.

Carolyn enjoyed politics, Mizzou football, appetizers, crocheting, needlepoint, and being outdoors on the farm. But, most of all she enjoyed spending time with all of her family members whom she loved with all her heart. She was small, but mighty with a heart of Gold.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, mother-in-law, Hazel Luck, father-in-law, Everett Geery Sr., two sisters-in-law, Loretta Moss and Carolyn Luck, and a brother-in-law, John A. Luck.

She is survived by her son, Mike Geery and wife, Nancy; sister, Francis Morrison and husband, Aubrey; a brother, Shurl Moss; mother-in-law,

Helen Geery; two step-grandchildren; seven step-great- grandchildren; and very close nieces and nephews.

Honorary pallbearers were Randy Treadway, John Shade, Mark Shade, Randy Shade, Jerry Smith, David Cadwallader, Ovalta Bell, Bob Jef-fries, Hayden Adkison, Terry Cook, and Bryan Brandenburger. Pallbear-ers were Dillion McGraw, Ryan McGraw, Stewart Pyatt, Sean McGraw, Daniel Morrison, and Greg Morrison.

Memorials may be given to the American Lung Association, American Heart Association, or to the Elm-wood Church of Louisiana, c/o the funeral home.

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