Carolyn McEntire

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Carolyn J. McEntire, nee York, 77, of Millstadt, IL, born January 30, 1943, in Chester, PA, died Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Evelyn’s House, Creve Coeur, MO.

Carolyn was a jewelry associate at Schumacher Auctions. She was a graduate of SIUE with a Master of Fine Arts. She loved to cook and crochet. She was an artist and an avid collector of antiques, especially jewelry.

She is preceded in death by a son, Douglas McEntire; and her parents, Claude and Cora, nee Keener, York;

Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Ronald D. McEntire, whom she married on December 29, 1962;
a daughter, Christina (David) Blankenship;
a grandson, Hayden Blankenship;
a sister, Doris (Dennis) Qualls;
and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Evelyn’s House. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO, at a later date.


3 Comments on Carolyn McEntire

Shirley (Sarrach) Crowell said : Guest Report Feb 18, 2020 at 4:52 PM

I’m so sorry to hear of Carolyn’s passing. Sending prayers & condolences to her family & friends. We went to SIUE art school together in the 80’s.

  • Collinsville
  • IL
Michelle Levi Perez said : Guest Report Feb 18, 2020 at 3:52 PM

Thinking of you and yours. Most sincere condolences.

  • Chesterfield
  • MO
Jackie and George Law said : Guest Report Feb 13, 2020 at 5:47 PM

Rest in Peace to my cousin Carolyn, and condolences to her family. Jackie and George Law

  • Miramar Beach
  • Fl

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