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Duana Y. Thomas-Karr

March 25, 1950 ~ February 21, 2021 (age 70)


Duana “Dewey” Yvonne Thomas-Karr, age 70, of Indianola, NE passed away unexpectedly at her home in Indianola on Sunday, February 21, 2021.

Duana was born March 25, 1950 in Charles City, IA to parents James LeRoy and Donaldeen Yvonne (Palmer) Rowe.

On September 21, 1989, Duana married Harold G. Karr in Phoenix, AZ.  The couple made their home in Indianola. Duana enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls and Elvis memorabilia.  She will be remembered for her willingness to help others. Duana worked at Walmart, the North Sale Barn and as a bookkeeper for her brother at Rowe Auto Repair in McCook.

Duana was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold Karr; and a son, Jamie Thomas.

Those left to celebrate her life include her children, David Thomas and Michele Hicks, both of McAlester, OK; stepson Harold Karr, Jr. of Illinois; stepdaughters, Kristine Lilly of Russellville, AR and Cynthia Berry of Pennsylvania; brother, Dennis Gene Rowe of McCook, NE; nineteen grandchildren; twenty nine great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

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Celebration of Life
February 26, 2021

11:00 AM
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home
305 West C Street
McCook, NE 69001

Burial at a Later Date


In Her Name
C/O Carpenter Breland Funeral Home POB 476, McCook NE 69001

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