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Sarita D. Killian

Birth Date: February 26, 1931
Death Date: December 10, 2017

Decatur – Sarita D. Killian, 86, of Decatur, passed away at her daughter’s home with family by her side Sunday, December 10, 2017.
Sarita was born February 26, 1931, in Coulterville, IL, the daughter of Robert E. and Janie G. (Oliver) Carney. A member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, she married Robert E. Killian and he preceded her in death March 17, 1998.
Left to cherish fond memories is her daughter, Wanda Killian of Decatur; grandchildren: David Muhammad, Warnerther Muhammad and Peter Killian; great grandchildren: Elijah Muhammad, Cheyenne Muhammad, Aasia-Malik Muhammad, Aliviea Smith, Kelsey Killian-Washburn, Keleah Killian and Pierre Killian; great-great grandchildren: Elijah Muhammad, Jr, and Brylie Young; brothers: Norman Carney, Iverson Carney and Clyde Carney; sisters: Audrey Barken, Gloria Carney and Carol Clayton; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Sarita was preceded in death by her parents; beloved sister Wrenzola Carney-Owens; brothers: Robert L. Carney, Richard R. Carney and Floyd Carney.
The family would like to thank St. Mary’s Hospital 6th Floor, Decatur Memorial Hospital ER, Carle Hospital, Dr. Melissa Ajunwa Bohonos and Harbor Light Hospice Dr.’s, nurses and staff for the care of our loved one.
Funeral service will be 11 AM Friday, December 15, 2017, at Moran & Goebel Funeral Home; visitation will begin thirty minutes prior to the service. Burial will take place in Coulterville Cemetery, Coulterville, IL, Saturday December 16, 2017, at 11 AM.
The family of Sarita D. Killian is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave, Decatur, IL. Condolences and memories may be shared at

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Funeral Service
December 15, 2017
11:00 am
Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services
2801 N. Monroe Decatur, IL 62526
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December 15, 2017
10:30 am
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Moran & Goebel Funeral Home
2801 North Monroe Street Decatur, Il 62526
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December 16, 2017
11:00 am
Coulterville Cemetery
777 Nashville Road Coulterville, IL 62237
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  1. Aunt Sarita has always been and always will be close to my heart, she's my favorite aunt. We have had very memorable times. I'll never forget the times when she seen me coming she would start putting on her shoes, she knew we was about to go riding. Cuz just know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family…luv you all

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