Born and raised in Metropolis, Ms. Fowler was an educator in the state of Illinois for over 40 years and returned to her native Metropolis following her retirement. She attended First United Methodist Church of Metropolis.
Survivors include two sisters, Elizabeth “Libby” Krumrey and husband Bill of Cape Coral, Fla. and Chris Fowler Wiedeman of Metropolis; one brother, Robert Fowler and wife Terri of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, B.D. “Mike” and Letha Mae Cummins Fowler; her stepmother, Joan Fowler; and one nephew, Michael Krumrey.
Memorial service was held Saturday at Miller Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. Jon Cockrel officiating.
Memorials may be made to COPE Food Pantry, P.O. Box 761, Metropolis, IL 62960.