Effie Mae Cary


Effie Mae Cary, 87, of Greenville, died Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. Born July 27, 1932 in Muhlenberg County, the daughter of Lewis Johnston and Cordie Clack Johnston. She was a member of Lone Star General Baptist Church and was a housewife and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 67 years Marvin Lindy Cary in 2019, her daughter-in-law Rebecca Cary, a sister Mildred Walker, and a brother Kenneth Johnston.

Survivors include three sons Michael B. Cary of Greenville; Stephan L. Cary of Greenville, and Ricky Cary of Greenville; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and brother Lloyd Johnston of Greenville.

Funeral services will be Sunday, February 16 at 2:00 p.m. at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Tony Shanks officiating and burial to follow in Lone Star Cemetery in Greenville. Friends may call after 11:00 AM Sunday morning February 16 at Gary’s Funeral Home until time of funeral. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.garysfuneralhome.com


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