Miami Union

July 7, 1910 

CAREY, MRS. CELIA - Pleasant Hill--Mrs. Celia Carey died at Covington July 2, the cause of her death being consumption.  She was born in North Carolina, Feb. 22, 1841 and was the daughter of W. and Mary Johnson.  She was brought to Ohio when three years old.  In 1866 she was united in marriage with George S. Carey who preceded her in death August 1, 1902.  To this union were born two sons and two daughters all of whom are living and were present at the funeral which was held at Pleasant Hill on July 4th and was conducted by the Rev. O. P. Furnas, assisted by Rev. Spybey.  Interment was made at Pleasant Hill cemetery.  Mrs. Carey had been in ill health for some time and was confined to her bed for only about four weeks.  She spoke of her passing away calmly saying she would like to stay on her children's account but was willing and prepared to go.  In early life she became a member of the Christian church and was an active member of the Circle Hill church in this township.  She was a good and exemplary woman and her departure is regretted by all who knew her.

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