Mary Kathleen Carreker
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Mary Kathleen Carreker
  • May 9, 1953 - December 6, 2017
  • Roswell, Georgia

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Roswell, GA - Mary Kathleen Coon Carreker, 64, passed away today, December 6, 2017 at Tranquility Hospice Center with her brother and son by her side after a short illness.

She was born on May 9, 1953 in Poughkeepsie, New York to George and Patricia (Hendrickson)Coon.

She is survived by her son, Rory Smith of Roswell, GA and her brother Thomas J. Coon and nephew, Brandon Coon and grandniece, Sydney Annabeth Coon all of Lexington, KY. She is also survived by a half-sister Sandy Ayers of Stony Point, New York, her aunt, Claire Henckler of Rochester, NY, along with numerous cousins.

Kathy is predeceased by her parents, her grandparents, Milton & Lillian Coon, Sr. and Arthur & Kathleen Hendrickson, aunts and uncles.

She is a graduate of Tate's Creek High School in Lexington, Kentucky and a then a graduate of Massey Junior College(now Art Institute of Atlanta) in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kathy had a great career and a wonderful work family with Supply Management Services, Inc. in Atlanta.
Throughout her life Kathy enjoyed family and traveling and if you ever had the pleasure of speaking with her you know she was charming yet straight to the point kinda lady. Kathy had a special fondness for upstate New York and the mid-Hudson bridge - she would say - what a gorgeous view.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Roswell Funeral Home, 950 Mansell Road, Roswell, GA on December 16, 2017 at 12noon with a gathering luncheon to follow. A private burial service will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations in Kathy's name to Guiding Eyes for the Blind; 611 Granite Springs Road; Yorktown Heights, NY 10598. Website: www:guidingeyes.org

Kathy's family would like to express their deepest thanks to her work family, and her doctors and staff at The Tranquility Center for all the kindness and continued support given during this trying time.