February 5 1952 November 3 2019
Karen Ruth Pryor of Saint James, Missouri passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Phelps Health in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 67. Karen was born in Reynolds County, Missouri on February 5, 1952, to the late Oather and Maye Cowin. Miss Karen Cowin was united in marriage to the love of her life, Mr. Wayne Pryor on June 25, 1968, this union was blessed with two sons. Karen loved her family and was ecstatic when the grandchildren came along, she loved them all and enjoyed every moment she could spend with them. She loved her games shows, and home improvement shows that were on TV; she also enjoyed cooking and getting her family together for a meal at her home, she also liked to sew, a craft she learned from her days sewing at the factories. Karen had funny and witty personality, she was good with people, a people pleaser, and caretaker. She always thought that the most important role as the matriarch of her family was to make sure her family was good, happy, and knew how much she loved them all. Karen Ruth Pryor is survived by her husband, Wayne Pryor; children, Ron Pryor of Saint James, Missouri, Stace Pryor and spouse Jodie of Salem, Missouri; Grandchildren Dana, Dillon, Austin, Storm, Mythias, Brandon, Kiara, Angel ,Adrianna, Elizabeth, and Karen; great grandchildren, Gabriel Gunner Alura, Adilynn, Braxton; 12 siblings; a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. In addition to her parents, Karen was preceded in death by her brothers, Richard and Bobby Cowin. A memorial service will be held at 2 P.M. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Pastor Paul Davis officiating. A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Chapel prior to the service from 1PM until service time. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Karen Ruth Pryor please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Karen Ruth Pryor February 5 1952 November 3 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Salem, state: Missouri