Carolyn Ruth “Carol” Blount
Pocahontas – Carolyn Ruth “Carol” Blount, 74, went to be with our Lord on July 16, 2018, at Depaul Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
She was born July 30, 1943, in Cardwell, Mo., to the late Brooks and Beulah Rowland. She was the youngest of 10 kids and was born in a sharecropper shack. Carol met and married her husband, Albert Blount at the age of 15. They spent the next 60 years traveling the world and raising three beautiful children and three wonderful grandchildren. Carol loved discovering new parts of the world. She also loved cooking, reading and spending as much time as possible with her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her five brothers; Glen Rowland, Brooks Clifford Rowland, Walter Rowland, Clyde Rowland, Paul Wayne Rowland and three sisters; Catherine Rowland, Clarice Arnold, Yvonne Wood.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Dewayne “Al” Blount of Overland, Mo.; three children, Teresa Peil of Overland, Mo., Connie Blount and Edward “Wayne” Blount of Overland, Mo.; her sister, Nellie Cates (Carl) of Maynard; three grandchildren, Kelsey Chott, Allison Chott and Joseph Kenney of St. Louis, Mo.; one great-grandchild, Brynlee Kenney from Troy, Mo.
The family received friends from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m., Sunday, July 22, 2018, at McNabb Funeral Home for a memorial visitation.
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