Carol Ann Garbo (75)
Birth: July 24, 1945
Death: March 3, 2021
Carol Ann Garbo, 75, of Grayville, Illinois, died Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at her home. She was born July 24, 1945, in West Frankfort, Illinois, the daughter of Byford and Jane (Griffin) Young. She married Larry Gale Garbo on June 13, 1964, and he survives.
Carol graduated from Franklin County High School in 1963, and from Wabash Valley Community College in 1983 with an Associates in Applied Science degree. She was a retired secretary and had worked in the office of out-patient mental health.
Her memberships include First Christian Church in Grayville, Phi Theta Kappa, the Coterie of Evansville, the Metro Ball Room Dance Club, and the Friday Night Dance Club. With her husband, she was a founding member of the Rhein Valley Dancers. She was also a past president of the V.F.W. Auxiliary 2606. According to her Facebook Page, she loved dancing, cooking, playing her keyboard, doing crafts, reading, jogging on her treadmill, and redecorating.
Survivors include her husband, Larry Gale Garbo of Grayville; sons Terry A. Garbo of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, and Michael G. (Vida) Garbo of Tucson, Arizona; brother Robert Michael Young of Benton, Illinois; and grandchildren Alexis, Kelley, Cheyenne, Trevor and Sarah Garbo.
She is preceded in death by parents Byford and Jane (Griffin) Young; grandparents Eldon & Mayme (Trobaugh) Griffin, Joe and Eileen (Westray) Murphy, and Raymond Young.
In keeping with Carol’s wishes, her remains were cremated. A visitation and celebration of Carol’s life will be at a later date with burial in Denning Cemetery in West Frankfort, Illinois.
Memorials may be made to The Alzheimer’s Foundation and will be accepted at Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville who is in charge of arrangements.