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Alice Louise Raibley

January 7, 1931 February 23, 2020
Alice Louise Raibley
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Alice Louise Raibley, 89, of Mount Carmel, Illinois, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on January 7, 1931 in Mount Carmel, the daughter of Zaiah and Sylvia (DeWitt) Reeder.  Alice married Jake Raibley on March 19, 1951, who preceded her in death in 2007.   Alice was an important part of their family owned grocery business, Raibley’s IGA.  When they sold the business to the Altadonna family, she remained working there for many years.  She continued her career in retail at other local businesses and was a familiar friendly face, always ready to lend a helping hand.  Alice loved people and made many good friends throughout her working years.  She was a 1948 graduate of Mount Carmel High School.  She remained a long time MCHS Aces fan attending games whenever possible.  She enjoyed Cardinal Baseball as well.  Alice’s family was very important to her.  She loved them dearly and greatly enjoyed time spent with them.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church.  She will be fondly remembered by all who knew her.   Alice leaves behind her daughter, Linda (David) Stoops; two sons, Stan (Candace) Raibley, and Scott, (Diane) Raibley; as well as eight grandchildren, Lori O’Daniel, Colby Raibley, Nichole Franklin, Amanda Beamon, Christopher Raibley, Daniel Raibley, Tony Taylor and Michael Taylor; great-grandchildren, Joshua O’Daniel, Hannah O’Daniel, Chase Raibley, Zachry Raibley, Cadence Raibley, Bree Raibley, Colt Raibley, Lyric Beamon, Devin Beamon, Olivia Beamon, Lucas Raibley, Caroline Raibley, Elijah Franklin, Chloe Franklin, Frank Raibley, Shane Taylor, Skyler Taylor, Alyssa Taylor Jordan Taylor; great-great-grandchildren, Branson O’Daniel, Kegan O’Daniel, Kynleigh O’Daniel and Jace Galbraith; one sister, Marge (Gib) Armstrong; and several nieces and nephews.   In addition to her husband, Alice was preceded in death by her parents; one grandson, Marcus Jacob O’Daniel; one great-grandson, Jacob Marcus O’Daniel; one great-granddaughter, Adeline Faye Raibley; and one brother, William Reeder.  Family and friends are invited to gather for a Visitation from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at the First Baptist Church, 130 W 6th St.  Mt. Carmel, Illinois. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Stephen Freels officiating.  Burial will take place at a later date where she will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Jake.   Memorial contributions may be made in Alice’s memory to the Linda E. White Hospice House.  Envelopes will be at the church or can be mailed to Keepes Funeral Home, 1500 North Cherry Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863. Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements.  To view Alice’s tribute wall, purchase flowers and leave condolences for the Raibley family, please visit www.keepesfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Tuesday

25

Feb

4:00 PM 2/25/2020 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/25/2020 7:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church

130 West 6th St.
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

First Baptist Church
130 West 6th St. Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

26

Feb

10:00 AM 2/26/2020 10:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church

130 West 6th St.
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

First Baptist Church
130 West 6th St. Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States
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