Lillie W. Carney

Lillie W. Carney, 88, of Eagle Point, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Bellgrove Foster Home. She was a beloved wife, mother and granny, who filled every life she touched with love.

Lillie was born on Nov. 24, 1923, in Marion, VA to Lewis and Nevada Wymer. She had seven brothers and sisters: Bud, Helen, Gene and Violet, who preceded her in death, and Joy, Peggy and Bob, who still live Virginia.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lindell Carney, Sr. She is survived by her two sons, Lindell “Sonny” Carney, Jr., Eagle Point, and Denzel Carney of Plains, MT, six granddaughters, 11 great-grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Lillie studied and worked as a nurse in VA until she joined the Army 1942. She began working at the Nickles General Hospital in Louisville, KY, where she met Lindell in January 1945. Two months later, she married the love of her life on March 24, 1945. They returned to Missouri and eventually moved to Oregon in 1952.

Services were held on Saturday, May 26, at the Eagle Point National Cemetery. For more information, please visit:


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