In memory of
Carol Damerell WASHBURN - Carol Lynn Damerell, 68, of Washburn passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018, at 8:22 a.m. at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke. Cremation rites have been accorded. Per her wishes, there will be no visitation. Private family services will be held Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home in Washburn. The Rev. Robert De Bolt will officiate. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Carol was born on November 6, 1949, in Peoria, IL, to John and Helen (Johnson) Hack. She married Terry A. Gilmore on November 29, 1969, in Peoria, IL. He preceded her in death on November 15, 1991. She later married Samuel Damerell on January 29, 1995, in Washburn, IL. He survives in Washburn. Also surviving are her children, Tami (Chris) Tallyn of Minonk and Troy (Vicky) Gilmore of Eureka; and two grandchildren, Mackenzie and Jacob Tallyn; along with one brother, Roger Hack. Her parents and two infant grandchildren, Matthew and Malachi Tallyn, preceded her in death. Carol served as postmaster for over 25 years in the Washburn, LaRose and Low Point offices. She also served her community as an EMT on the Washburn Ambulance service for over 10 years. Carol was of the Catholic faith. The greatest joy of her life was spending time with her family and her grandchildren. Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com .
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