Florence Mildred Castrey, 89, was born on Nov. 13, 1927, to the late H. Allen and Mildred (Miller) Bivens in Aledo, IL, and passed away on April 15, 2017, in Crossville. She loved reading and sewing. Florence also enjoyed playing cards and games of all types.
She is survived by her daughters, Constance L. Begley of Tennessee and Suzanne E. Lokey of Indiana; grandchildren, David S. Begley, Jennifer L. Hasko and Bryan T. Begley all of Texas, Donna Gunter and Karen L. Begley both of Tennessee and Dane T. Query, Cheryl Williams, Susan Strawn and Carrie Veach all of Indiana; 18 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; and brothers, Phillip Bivens of California and Fred Bivens of Colorado.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Herbert Allen Bivens Jr.; and sisters, Mary Ellen Armstrong, Elizabeth Litwiler, Sharon Nicely and Ethel Welch.
A memorial service for Florence will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Community Church-UCC in Pleasant Hill, TN.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on April 27, 2017