Mary Illeen Carney, 84, of Charleston, went to be with her Savior and King, November 6, 2010. Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, the Rev. Willard F. Carney, and daughter, Angela Hope Carney. She retired from Peoples/ Monumental Life Insurance Company. Mary and her husband, Willard started multiple churches in Kanawha, Putnam and Jackson County area. They also founded Prayer and Faith Wesleyan Church Association. Mary dedicated her life to Christ at age eleven and pursued that calling by evangelizing, ministering, teaching, feeding, serving, and mentoring, those in need. She could play any string instrument but chose to play the piano for the past 73 years. One of her pleasures was cooking, and she dedicated that talent to countless church camps, children’s camps, mission camps and one of her favorite was an annual deer hunting camp in Pennsylvania. Surviving are; her children, and their spouses, Rhea Faith and Dan Hayman of Syracuse, Ohio, William F. and Gail Carney of Charleston, the late Angela Hope Carney, Charity Renee and William Grisanti of Bristol, Virginia, Robin Danese and Roger McCormick of Charlotte, North Carolina; grandchildren, Mary Illeen Henley, Tamara Tucker, Brenda Carney, Danielle Lewis, Andrea Dailey, Nicole Freeman and Ivy Grisanti; great-grandchildren, Michael Henley, Matthew Henley, Caitlyn Lewis, George Mowery, Laura Lewis, Dylan Freeman, Jaelyn Freeman, Brooklyn Hailey, Paytyn Tucker, and Ceirra Riggs; sisters, Glenna Jones, and Margie Poulsen; brothers, Jimmy Markham, Meredith Markham and Kenny Markham; numerous friends. The family requests no flowers, please make donations to Hissom Food Pantry, 1305 Pennsylvania Ave., Charleston, WV 25302 or www. HissomMission.org. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at Hissom Tabernacle / Hissom Church of the Nazarene with services led by the Rev. Bonnie Hissom. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Park, Dunbar. Visitation with the family will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.