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Florence L. Canada CareyPassing: February 27, 2022


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 2nd @ 1:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday, March 2nd @ 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.


Silverville Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

Wednesday, March 2nd

ORLEANS – Florence L. Canada Carey, 101, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2022 at StoneBridge Health Campus in Bedford.

Born February 17, 1921 in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Welker and Luanna (Wagoner) Wright.  She married Reverend Frank Canada September 14, 1936 and he preceded her in death February 7, 1978.   Her second marriage was to Everett N. Carey who also preceded her in death.

Florence was a homemaker and a member of the Orleans Church of the Nazarene.  She was a Godly woman and the best mother and grandmother ever.  Florence loved her family, church, caring for flowers, and playing bingo.  She and her husband, Frank used to renovate and rent houses.

Surviving:          daughter, Brenda Lou (Larry) McNabb of Mitchell

                   grandchildren, Greg (Richelle) Onley, Marsha (Kenny) Edwards, Don

                                           (JoDeana) McNabb, Michelle (Jeff) Scholl, Jeff (Marissa)  

                                           Canada, and Jill and Jan

                                          several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren

Her parents; husbands; sons, Jerry Lee Canada and in childhood, Brenda’s twin brother, Roger Franklin Canada; and siblings, Mary Madgeline Craig, Ralph Wright, Ora Wright, Cora Mowie, Novella Wagner, Hazel Miles, Edith Hackler, Merlin Sipes and Opal Sipes preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Jerry Richardson officiating.  Burial will be in Silverville Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: Orleans Church of the Nazarene

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2 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Debbie Jenkins | Mitchell, In.
    Date: February 28, 2022
    Greg, Richelle & family, So sorry for your lost.
  2. Guest: Jill Barnes | Sellersburg, Indiana
    Date: February 27, 2022
    As children I Loved to go spend the week at Grandma’s with Jan and Marsha💕❤💕. Love you Grandma 💕