MERLENE K. ADMIRE
EDWARDSVILLE - Merlene K. Admire, 70, passed way at 2:58 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at University Healthcare Center.
Born on Nov. 11, 1943, in Goldsboro, N.C., the daughter of the late James and Hazel Carter. Merlene was a homemaker.
Surviving are three daughters, Beverly Admire, of St. Louis, Mo., Rhonda Admire of Charleston, S.C., and Melissa and Steve Augustine of Columbia, Ill.; one son, David and Kimberly Admire of Bethalto, Ill.; 12 grandchildren, Brandon, Bradley, Joshua, Brittany, Ashley, Steven, Bryan, Leah, Camren, Samantha, Collin and Chase; and one great-grandchild, David Paul Admire.
Preceded in death by her parents.
Celebration of life service will be held from 12-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at the VFW 621 Water St. Cahokia IL 62206.
Marks Mortuary in Wood River in charge of arrangements.