VIENNA, Ill. — Mildred Ruth Caraker, 84, of Vienna died at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis.
She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include one son, Doug Caraker of Vienna; one daughter, Frances Howard of Metropolis; two sisters, Alice Schultz of Midlothian and Norma Lane of Browning; one brother, Denny Skelton of Vienna; one stepsister, Irene Canfield of Garden Valley, Idaho; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Robert Caraker; a son, Earl Gene Caraker; a great-grandson; two brothers; and a stepbrother. Her parents were Clella Thorne and Opal Bost Thorne Skelton.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Saturday at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.
Memorials may be made to the Heather Harper Treat Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 98, Vienna, IL 62995.