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Lillian Provow

Funeral services for Lillian C. Ollhoff Provow, 91, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 4, 2017 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Provow passed away at 9:52 p.m., Monday, July 31, 2017 at West Vue Nursing Center.

She was born August 20, 1925, at White Pigeon, Michigan, to Fred Squire Goheen and Lula May Trine Goheen.  On March 21, 1944, she was married at Biloxi, Mississippi, to Frankie Ollhoff, who preceded her in death on February 27, 1972.  On December 7, 1973, she was married to James L. Crowl, who preceded her in death on November 29, 1980.  On November 12, 1981, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Erbie Light Provow, who preceded her in death on September 24, 1996. Mrs. Provow lived and worked on the family farm as well as taking care of her family. She enjoyed crocheting and was a loving mother, grandmother and sister; she will be greatly missed.  Mrs. Provow was a Christian.

She is survived by eight children, Marilyn Dickerson and husband, Edward, Liberty, South Carolina, David Bowers, Springfield, Missouri, Mickey Ollhoff, Searcy, Arkansas, Melvin Ollhoff and wife, Ann, Koshokton, Ohio, Myra Ollhoff, West Plains, Missouri, Leroy Crowl and wife, Renee, Viola, Arkansas, Donald Provow and wife, Brenda, West Plains, Missouri and Anna May Arnold, West Plains, Missouri; twenty-nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Wayne Goheen and wife, Dorothy and Glen Goheen and wife, Ruth; and many nieces and nephews.

Her parents, three husbands, four children, Martha Ollhoff, Marlene Allen, Meredith Bowers and Carolyn Johnson, four grandsons, one sister and four brothers, preceded her in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the State Line Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the family and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.