Illa Bell Mullins Carey

Published 8:10 am Friday, December 21, 2018

Illa Bell Mullins Carey


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Illa Bell Mullins Carey, 89, of Moreland, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Born October 11, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Lula Maxey Mullins. Mrs. Carey was an avid quilter, winning many awards at the Kentucky State Fair with her quilts and teddy bears.

Illa was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Carey, and by two infant sons.

Illa is survived by her daughter, Phyllis (Larry) Hasty of Elizabethtown; two grandchildren, Michelle (Arthur) Hendricks of Elizabethtown and Michael (Alanna) Hasty of Rineyville; and one great grandson, Lincoln Hendricks.

The funeral service is at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 22, at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Rev. David Smith with the burial in Hustonville Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8 p.m., Friday, December 21, and after 12 noon on Saturday.

Pallbearers are Michael Hasty, Arthur Hendricks, Lincoln Hendricks, Elwood Byrd, George Hasty, and William Henry. Honorary Pallbearers are Gene Sheene, Wayne Atwood, Burnon Hamilton, and Cecil McElroy and Illa’s dear friend, Hazel Hamilton.

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