MURPHYSBORO — Carol Ann (Dycus) Lang, 69, passed away at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Carbondale Memorial Hospital.
Carol was born Oct. 26, 1948, in Herrin, to William "Bill" Dycus and Helena "Alice" (Armes) Dycus.
She was retired as a caseworker with the Franklin-Williamson County Department of Human Services.
Mrs. Lang was an artist. She was most known for her creations under the name Carol's Gourds that she would show and sell at the John A. Logan Autumn Fest and at the Apple Festival.
She was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother, and she loved her family very much.
Carol married Jeff Lang on Oct. 26, 1990, in Marion, and he survives.
Other survivors include her daughter, Kimberly (Willis) Mueller and her husband, Michael Mueller, of Murphysboro; one stepson, Jeffery Matthew Lang and his wife, Mary Lang, of Carterville; two grandchildren, Madison Mueller and Blake Mueller, both of Murphysboro; one stepgrandson, Jeffrey Maddox Lang of Carterville; two sisters, Janie Peak and Eadie McLain; two nieces and their families, Jandie Gill and Cahrrie Corprew; and one nephew, Jaceon Peak.
She was preceded in death by one nephew, Jimmy Peak and her parents.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in Pettett Funeral Home, with the Rev. Carroll Toler officiating and burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and until 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sandra's Comfort, Inc. 7 Dilday Road, Rockwood, IL 62280. (This organization helps cancer patients with financial burdens.)
For more information, visit www.pettettfuneralhome.com.