Viola Ilene Fowler ~ Carbondale   August 12, 2020

Viola Ilene Fowler,59, passed away August 12, 2020 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion surrounded by her loving family.

Viola was born in Cabool, Missouri the daughter of Lloyd Estes Sr. and Wanda (Dunn) Outlan.

Viola married Charles W. Fowler on November 1, 1980 in Carbondale, Illinois. They shared over 39 years of marriage.

Viola is survived by her husband; Charles W. Fowler; children; Traci Martin; Jason Fowler; mother Wanda Outlan; siblings; Lloyd (Sue) Estes; Alice Seals; Linda Mandrell; Jack Estes; Robin (Paul) Robinson; Eliza (Dewayne) Hellberg; grandchildren; Addison and Zoey; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her father Lloyd Estes Sr., stepfather Everett Outlan, and brother Joe Estes.

Due to Covid restrictions a private Celebration of life will be held at 5:00 August 22, 2020 at Dutch Ridge Church.

Walker Funeral Home and Crematory of Southern Illinois entrusted with arrangements.


  1. Ann Clayton Belt says

    Sending lots of prayers and love!!! Aunt Ilene was such a sweet and wonderful person. I always got excited every time her and Uncle Bullie came for a visit. Aunt Ilene is going to greatly missed. We love you all.

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