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Carolyn Price

Posted December 19, 2013 in Obituaries, West Des Moines

April 22, 1931 – December 17, 2013

Carolyn Price

Carolyn Price

Carolyn A. Price, 82, of Des Moines, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center in Johnston, Iowa.

Carolyn was born in Lucas, IA, on April 22, 1931 to Albert and Cleo (Vickroy) Griffiths and moved to Des Moines when in junior high. She worked for Des Moines Flying Service for many years and retired from Wells Fargo. She was a member of Jordan United Methodist Church, enjoyed music, feeding and watching birds, spending time with family and friends, and was a fan of the Chicago Cubs.

Carolyn is survived by her sister, Doris Norton, and brother Tom (Renae) Griffiths, both of Des Moines; sisters-in-law Jackie Griffiths of Weldon, IA, and Hazel Griffiths of Brooklyn, IA; five children, Bob (Ann) Humphrey of Little Rock, AR, Ron (Margaret) Humphrey of Norwalk, IA, Roger (Diane) Humphrey of Waukee, IA, Linda Kline, and Lura (Leonard) Witt of Des Moines; two grandchildren, Deborah and Denise Witt; five step-children, Kathy (Gene) McGrath, Sunny (Larry) Dash, Nancy Clever, Janet (Matt) DeWeese, and Hollie (Tracie) Price, Jr.; five step-grandchildren, three great step-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hollie N. Price, Sr, her parents, two brothers, Bill and Kenny, and brother-in-law Gene Norton.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Iles -Westover Chapel. A family burial will be at a later date.

If you wish to make a contribution in Carolyn’s honor please direct it to Bishop Drumm Retirement Center or Mercy Hospice – Johnston, both of which showed great compassion and provided wonderful care. Online condolences can be made at www.ilescares.com.


Information provided by:
Iles Funeral Homes
Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50322

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