Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Round Springs Cemetery with Rev. Shane Baker officiating.
Karla was born on July 11, 1950 to Ira William Englehart and Velma Louise Lowry. She retired from Southgate Nursing Home of Metropolis as a registered nurse. She was a loving mother, with a passion for nursing and helping others.
Survivors include one daughter Keri Sawyers of Metropolis; two sons, Michael Sawyers and Monty Englehart, both of Metropolis; her mother, Velma Lowell Ashford of Metropolis; one sister, Kathy Steele and husband John of Metropolis; six grandchildren; two nieces; one nephew; one great-nephew; and one special friend, George Owens of Metropolis.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ira Englehardt.
Miller Funeral Home of Metropolis is in charge of arrangements.