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Georgia L. Carrier
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Obituary for Georgia L. Carrier

Georgia Lee Ragsdale Carrier, 94 died at 5:59 a.m. on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria.

Georgia was born on November 20,1923 in Yates City, IL to Myrtle (Graham) and Roy Ragsdale. She married Charles Carrier, Jr. on June 9, 1946 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on November 13, 1988. She was also preceded in death by one son, Charles Carrier, III.

Georgia is survived by her children, Cynthia (Stephen) Roszell, Christopher (Lynn) Carrier, and Curtis Todd (Tina) Carrier. She had nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren who brought her much happiness.

Georgia graduated from Farmington High School where she was active in music and theater. She was named "Miss Farmington" her senior year of high school. After graduation she moved to Peoria and worked in the accounting department for Caterpillar. Later in life she worked for Peoria County testing children for hearing losses in the public school system.

Georgia loved the Peoria Symphony, attending theater productions, dancing, and singing. She usually had a song to sing for anyone who wanted to listen. She also enjoyed traveling with friends and felt fortunate to be able to see the world. Family, friends, and her faith in The Lord gave her strength. She was a member of First Methodist Church in Peoria.

Cremation rites will be accorded. A private immediate family gathering will take place at Swan Lake Memorial Gardens in Peoria.

"I'd like the memory of me
to be a happy one,
I'd like to leave an afterglow
of smiles when life is done."


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Cremation has taken place.

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Swan Lake Memory Gardens

4601 W. War Memorial Drive
Peoria, IL 61615

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