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Carolyn J. Cowles

 
October 25, 1944 - February 15, 2018
 

Carolyn J. Cowles, 73, of Springfield, died at 9:20 PM, Thursday, February 15, 2018 at her home. She was born on October 25, 1944 in Springfield to Charles and Hilda (Wilson) Morris. She married John M. Cowles on February 25, 1968 and he preceded her in death on July 27, 2015.

Also preceding her in death are her parents; one sister, Shirley Yocum; one brother, Harold Powell and one great granddaughter, Londyn Cole Smith.

Survivors include one daughter, Carrie (Brian) Smith of Springfield; one son, Robert Charles Cowles of Daytona Beach, FL; four grandchildren, Cory and Taylor Smith, Robert Michael Cowles, and Meagan McLaughlin; two great-grandchildren, Fayth and Brystol Smith; two sisters, Henrietta (Raymond) Austin of Springfield and Hilda Griffiths of Tennessee; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Carolyn was a lifelong resident of Springfield retiring from Franklin Life Insurance Company as a supervisor after twenty three years of service. Previously she had worked for Kroger foods as an accounting supervisor for twenty five years.

She attended Luther Memorial Church and was of the Christian faith. She was a member of the Ladies Postal Auxiliary and Bunco Club. Carolyn enjoyed traveling to the warm climates and especially Las Vegas, bowling, reading literature and cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals. She will always be remembered for dedicating her life to her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Visitation: 11-1 PM, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.

Funeral Service: 1 PM, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 At Staab Funeral Home-Springfield with Bonnie Williams officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the National Kidney Foundation.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

End Time: 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Time: 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the National Kidney Foundation


Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

End Time: 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Time: 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the National Kidney Foundation


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