Elaine Cawvey, age 84 of Collinsville, IL born June 22, 1932 in Marion, IL passed away at 8:40 a.m. on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.
Elaine enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Cawvey, whom she married on May 27, 1950; her parents: Earl and Anna nee Kobler Rix; a sister, Earline Chamness; and two brothers: Cliff and Gary Rix.
She is survived by three sons: Darrell (Vicky) Cawvey of Collinsville, IL, Bruce (Tracy) Cawvey of Simi Valley, CA, and Brian (Laura) Cawvey of Collinsville, IL; 7 grandchildren: Christi (Billy) Watson, Jason (Kelly) Cawvey, Rachael, Sarah, Lenzi, Hannah and Andrew (Jessica Warren, fiancee) Cawvey; 6 great grandchildren: Triston, Brianne, Zac, Brooklyn, Maddie and Khloe; a brother, Jay Rix of Marion, IL; and a sister, Charolette (Leonard) Russell of Marion, IL.
Visitation will be 10am to 1pm on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, IL.
Funeral service will be at 1pm following the visitation with Rev. Kyle Wright officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.
Memorials may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and will be received at the funeral home.
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