Obituary: C. Allene Caywood

C. Allene (Howell) Caywood, age 86, of Goddard, homemaker and loving mother to nine living children, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Visitation was 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, with family present 1:30-3 p.m., at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary, Clearwater. Service was at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple, Wichita.

Allene was born on Sunday, May 21, 1933, in Clearwater. She was the second oldest of seven children born to George Victor and Amanda Mae (Kunkel) Howell. She was united in marriage to Henry Delbert “H.D.” Miller on Nov. 10, 1950. He preceded her in death on Sept. 25, 1994. She found love again and was united in marriage to Thomas Eugene Caywood on Sept. 24, 2014, in Wichita.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, H.D. Miller; parents, Victor and Amanda (Kunkel) Howell; and brother, Ed Howell. Survivors include her husband, Tom Caywood; children, Robert (Kevin) Miller of Wichita, Roger (Kathy) Miller of Goddard, Rodney (Laurenda) Miller of Sedgwick, Di Ann (Curtis) Blaha of Wichita, Joyce (Kery) Andrews of Murdock, Paula Miller of Mansfield, Ohio, Betty (Chuck) Gough of Wichita, Janice (Dan) Willard of Goddard, and Linda (Steve) Keith of Rose Hill; siblings, Virginia Switzer of Wichita, Frank (Toni) Howell of Hutchinson, Norma Conway of Wichita, Kat Howell of Wichita, and Sue (John) Smith of Wichita; grandchildren, Holly Anne Woo, Barney Miller, Nicholas Miller, Michelle Sutphin, Vincent Miller Kenneth Miller, Daniel Blaha, Joseph Blaha, Victor Johnson, Aaron Andrews, Ethan Andrews, Andrew Gough, Emily Hutton, Ashley Willard, D’Anthony Miller, Donald Miller, Alexis Miller; and great-grandchildren, Nathon Miller, Abby Miller, Mallorie Miller, Elizabeth Miller, Caleb Blaha, Joshua Blaha, Ethan Blaha, Nico Blaha, Jameson Hutton, Oliver Willard, Armando Hernandez, Isabella Hernandez, Lyndsey Hernandez, Robert J. Collins, Peyton Collins, Adeline Johnson, Emily and Lauryn Medley, Dagon and Madeline Arick, Eli, Thad, and Sam Sutphin.

Memorials may be made to the Kansas Humane Society, 3313 N. Hillside, Wichita, KS 67219.