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Karen (Parrott) Trammel
October 19, 1955 ~ November 1, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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Karen Trammel, age 68 of Cobden, passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at home, surrounded by her family. She was born October 19, 1955 in Shiloh Valley Township, the daughter of Carl Eugene and Wanda Lee (Graves) Parrott. She married Terry Lee “T-Ball” Trammel on July 7, 1973 in Anna. He preceded her in death on July 2, 2019.
Karen loved to travel. Her favorite destinations were the beach or the Smokey Mountains. She enjoyed going to the movies and was an avid reader. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She and her grandchildren always enjoyed their fainting goats. For many years, she was a back-office associate at Wal-Mart.
Karen is survived by her children, Bradley (Shannon) Trammel of Olive Branch, Lucas Trammel, and Corey Trammel, both of Cobden; grandchildren, Avery Mendez, Ethan Mileur, Tinley, Jenna, Landon, and Dawson Trammel; siblings, Vickie (Grover) Mays of Dongola, Billy Davis of Jackson, MO, and Lori Isom of Cape Girardeau, MO; special friend, Pat Mowery; her furry companion, Mazy; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Terry Trammel and her parents. She will be dearly missed.
Funeral services for Karen Trammel will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at the Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with Pastor Matt Crain officiating. Interment will follow in Big Creek Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home, Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.