Thursday, March 16, 2006

Karen Jeanette Blythe, 57, of Springfield, passed away in her home on Wednesday evening, March 8, 2006.

She was born March 7, 1949, in Cassville, to Don and Ernie Lou (Henbest) Brock.

On May 29, 1985, she was united in marriage to Gary Blythe, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Brian Don Garland and his fiancee, Angela K. Braken, and Eric Todd Garland and his fiancee, Audra Stufflebeam, all of Springfield; a stepdaughter, Carrie A. Blythe, also of Springfield; and five grandchildren.

Services were held Monday at Corinth Cemetery in Cassville with Rev. Bob Neely officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Community Hospices of America.