Karon Warren passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at St. John’s Hospice. Karon was born on July 3, 1939 to Shelby and Ruth Shepherd. Karon was preceded in death by her parents, husband Henry, sisters and brothers-in-law. Survivors include sister- in law, Virginia Braner, brother-in-law, Gene Travelstead, many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Karon was employed by and retired from Franklin Life Insurance Company. She and her husband enjoyed showing their classic cars at various car shows and cruise-ins. Karon was a life member of Route 66 Car Club. She was also an active member of Springfield Southern Baptist Church.
Staab Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of final arrangements.
The funeral will be held at Springfield Southern Baptist Church on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11 a.m. with visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Burial will be in Greenup Cemetery in Greenup, Illinois.
In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted at the church for St. John’s Hospice.