The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


December 8, 2013

Carol Knippel

JOPLIN, Mo. — Carol Ann Knippel, age 65, Joplin, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at a local healthcare center after a sudden illness.

Carol was born Oct. 9, 1948, in Joplin to the late Kenneth and Geneva Waggoner.

She worked for many years in the daycare at the former St. Johns Regional Medical Center. A homemaker, she loved being around children.  Her time with her children and grandchildren meant everything to her. Carol also enjoyed listening to music and trips to play Bingo.

She married Eugene Knippel on Dec. 15, 2001, in Joplin. He survives at the home.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Stana Foreman and her husband, Michael, Anderson, Ann McClintic and Chris Diaz, Joplin; one brother, Kenny Waggoner and his wife, Sandy, Joplin; six grandchildren, Christian Triplett, Brianna Triplett, Landin Foreman, Danae Triplett, Paxton McClintic, Marshall Foreman; one great-granddaughter, Ariah Lukey; and several other extended family members.

A visitation is planned for Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Parker Mortuary Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Carol Ann Knippel Memorial Fund, in care of Parker Mortuary.

Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.

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