Carol Lee Maedge

Carol Lee (Waghorn) Maedge, age 78, of Troy, IL born March 29, 1938 in East St. Louis, passed away at 10:52 p.m. on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at her residence.

Carol was a homemaker and loved her family. She also enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casino, especially trips to the casinos in Tunica, Mississippi. She was a member of Friedens UCC in Troy, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Frances (Hoffman) Waghorn; a sister, Alice Kirk; and her mother-in-law, Augusta Maedge.

Carol, with all her love, leaves behind her loving husband of 58 years, Edward John Maedge, whom she married on April 11, 1958 and her children: Richard (Jennifer) Maedge of Troy, IL;  Marilyn (Van) Toliver of Bainbridge, GA; and Bonnie (Russell) Talbott, of Troy, IL. Carol was blessed with 8 grandchildren:  Ava Jo (Christopher) Wells, Janice (Anthony) Nilson, Savannah, Ashlynn, William, Amber, Austin (Diane) Maedge, and Zachary; and 5 great grandchildren:  Krystal, Kassidy, Alakaid, Alice, and Alexander. She is also survived by her four sisters:  Shirley Giovando of Collinsville, IL; Betty Wilcher of Youngstown, FL; Virginia Belcher of Panama City, FL; and Joan Immekus of Apalachicola, FL.  

Visitation will be held from 3 pm to 7 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home in Maryville IL.  

Funeral service will be held at 10 am on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Friedens United Church of Christ in Troy, IL, with Rev. Douglas Seagle officiating. Burial will be at Friedens Cemetery in Troy, IL.

Memorials may be made to Friedens United Church of Christ and will be accepted at the funeral home. 


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