Cover photo for Eileen Catherine Listen's Obituary
Eileen Catherine Listen Profile Photo
1923 Eileen 2020

Eileen Catherine Listen

September 17, 1923 — July 13, 2020

CARBONDALE – Eileen Catherine Listen, 96, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 at Manor Court of Carbondale.

Eileen was born on September 17, 1923 to William and Irene (Haggerty) Curley in Chicago. She married Herbert Listen on January 26, 1945 at Ft. Sill, OK. He preceded her in death on November 25, 2003.

Eileen is survived by her daughter, Joan of Carbondale; sons, Richard (Kathleen) Listen of Ocala, FL and William (Barbara) Listen of Murphysboro; five grandchildren, Chuck, MaryJo, Maureen, Bob and Debbie; ten great-grandchildren, Asher, Marian, Aurora, Farrah, Emma, Willow, Mena, Brady, Evelyn and Barrett.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; grandson, Christopher Bowman; brother, William Curley; and sister, Lorayne Curley.

Eileen was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Anna. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and shopping.

No services will be held. Burial will be at County Line Cemetery in Creal Springs.

Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale assisted the family with arrangements.

To leave a story or memory of Eileen visit

To order memorial trees in memory of Eileen Catherine Listen, please visit our tree store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


County Line Cemetery

, Creal Springs, IL 62922

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 3

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree

Send With Love

Send With Love