Carol Joyce Striplin
SPRINGFIELD, IL- Carol Joyce Striplin, 70, of Springfield, died at 8:38 am, Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born January 13, 1946 in Springfield to Frederick Paul and Mary Jane (Bretz) Collins. She married Charles Leroy Striplin on October 2, 1965. Preceding her in death are her parents.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Striplin of Springfield; two daughters, Tamela (Dan) Pasch of Buffalo and Melissa (Shon) Orrill of Pleasant Plains; five grandchildren, Brittany (Ryan) Gamber, Kayla Pasch, Kody Pasch, Collin Orrill, and Chase Orrill; four great-grandchildren, Dayton Gamber, Charleigh Gamber, Kortni Stang, and Gabriella Gamber; one brother, Paul Edward (JoAnn) Collins of Rochester; two nephews, Greg (Cheryl) Collins of Rochester and Kevin (Fiancé Janet Prather) Collins of Springfield; several cousins; and the East Edwards Kids.
Carol was formerly an employee of CVS Pharmacy until her retirement. She enjoyed crocheting, animals and spending time with her grandchildren.
Memorial Gathering: 5-7 pm, Thursday September 8, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.
Graveside Service: 10 am, Friday September 9, 2016 at Camp Butler National Cemetery with Dan Pasch officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.