Flo Fowler

January 31, 1930 — June 4, 2014

Flo Fowler

Flo Fowler, 84, of Viola, Illinois died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.

Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 9 th at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola.  Burial will be in Viola Cemetery.  Visitation is Sunday, June 8 th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola.  Memorials may be left for American Heart Association or the family.

Flo was born January 31, 1930 in Pocahontas, Arkansas a daughter of Jesse and Thelma Fitzgerald Warnell.  On January 24, 1948, she was united in marriage to Carl Fowler in Peach Orchard, Arkansas.  After celebrating their 51 st wedding anniversary, Carl passed away later that year on Sept. 27, 1999.  Flo had worked at Midwest Fiber Products, Viola, for 26 years.  Her family was her life and she cherished being the caretaker of the entire family.  She was always thinking of others above herself.  She enjoyed watching Westerns on TV and the birds in her yard.  She enjoyed traveling with her sister, niece and cousin and loved the time spent with them driving to their next destination.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Sherry (Bob) Downey, Aledo, IL and Mike (Julie) Fowler, Illinois City, IL; grandchildren and great grandchildren, Mandy (Steve) Hoag and their children Miranda, Megan and Macy, Illinois City, IL, Justin (Jan) Gillespie and their children Kylie, Chet and baby Rhett due in Aug., Toulon, IL, Cassie (Beau) Bieri and their children Quintin and Aspen, Letts, IA and Chance (Michelle) Gillespie and their children Tyson and Lilly of Toulon, IL and a sister, Fay (Kenny) Buchanan, Central City, IL.  She will also be missed by her lifelong friend, Virginia Whitenack, Viola, IL and many nieces, nephews and special friends.

She was preceded in death by her father Jesse Warnell, mother Thelma Prince, husband Carl Fowler, an infant brother and sister Mickey Edwards.

Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.


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