Carolyn H. Dean, 87, of Galesburg, passed away at 5:06 a.m., on Thursday, October 15, 2020, at Marigold Health Care Center in Galesburg. She was born on September 27, 1933, in Peoria, to Gilbert and Margaret (Spence) Morgan. She married Donald Dean on May 17, 1952. He preceded her in death in 2017.
Carolyn is survived by one daughter, Valorie Mohler; one brother, Mike Morgan; one sister, Joan Carter; three grandchildren, Steven Ortery, David Ortery, and Alex McDorman; and four great-grandchildren; Hailey, Robert, Jayson, and Blake.
She is preceded in death by one daughter, Carol (Allen) Ortery; four brothers, John Morgan, James "Rockey" Morgan, Clarence "Clancey" Morgan, and Lyle "Barney" Morgan; and three sisters, Melinda "Pinky" Thompson, Pat Webber, and Maridell Cline.
She was a member of the Elmwood United Methodist Church.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at the Elmwood United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com
Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Elmwood is in charge of arrangements.
My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family, May fond memories and God’s loving words carry you through and beyond this such a tremendous loss to the family. Isaiah 57:15