Eleanor Timmons, 89, of Rock Island, passed away Friday May 22, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her family.
A service to celebrate her life will be held at a later date. Wheelan Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island is assisting the family.
Eleanor was born on November 17, 1930 in Hamlet, NC., the daughter of William and Nanny (Moss) Allen. She married Robert Norwood Carney in 1947 and he preceded her in 1960. She later married Lewis S. Timmons on August 3, 1963 in Richmond, VA. He preceded her in death on March 23, 2010.
She had been the owner of Dan Dee Restaurant, Viola for 14 years. She later worked at the former Franciscan Hospital as the Communications Director from 1970 to 1984 and later was the co-owner of C & T Snack Services.
She was a member of Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, Rock Island. Eleanor loved spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors include her children, Elaine (James) Roete, LeClaire, Susan Keller, Coyne Center, Rebecca Salmon, Aledo, Robert (Barbara) Carney, Milan, Richard (Beth) Carney, Milan, George Carney, Rock Island; 17 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren and a special niece, Wendy McMillan, Pinehurst, NC.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert; second husband, Lewis; parents, William and Nanny; daughter, Candy Dell; son, John Timmons; son in law, Marvin Keller; brothers, William Otis and Gene Allen; a sister, Rosedell Moore.
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