Carlene H. Hurley, 67, of Springfield, died at 2:55 pm, Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born July 29, 1943 in Springfield, Illinois to Carl and Florence. She married Jim R. Hurley on January 19, 1962 and he survives. Also surviving are her four children, James (Joyce) Hurley, Jr. of Springfield, Traci (Dale) Carter of Chatham, Michelle (Jerry) Ray of Athens and Dion Hurley of Springfield; twelve grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and expecting two more and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her parents and two brothers preceded her in death.
Carlene was a member of Third Presbyterian Church. She was a Rehabilitation Specialist at Hope School. She was successful not only professionally, but in family also. She was s great wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She always had hugs and kisses for all her family, and gave unconditional love and devotion with a big smile on her face always. She loved to dance and to watch her grandson, Jimmy, Jr. race. She was very proud of her family.
Visitation: 5-7 pm, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Thursday, March 24, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home, with Reverend Brent Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Carlene H. Hurley Memorial Fund.