Cheryl Darlene Fowler

June 27, 1944 ‒ December 30, 2014

Delaware, Ohio
Formerly of Ashley, Ohio

Cheryl Darlene Fowler, 70, of Delaware, formerly of Ashley, passed away on Tuesday, December 30, 2014.

She was born in Delaware on June 27, 1944, the daughter of the late Les and Bonnie May (Mayes) Kannaird.

Darlene enjoyed fishing, knitting, and collecting pens. She was fond of country western music and Elvis Presley. Darlene was a loving mother and grandmother who thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by her five children, Teresa Sites of Delaware, Eugene (Mary) Hollenback of Delaware, Randall (Mindy) Ford of Ashley, Anthony (Kim) Fowler of Ashley, and Melinda Morris of Powell; ten grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; two brothers, Ronald and Donald Kannaird; and two sisters, Wilma Hess and Margarete Stone.

In addition to her parents Darlene is preceded in death by four brothers, Lester, Delbert, James, and Gene Kannaird; and four sisters, Patty Sprigs, Geraldine Douglas, Vicki Forester, and Virginia Thompson.

Visitation will be held at the Bennet, Brown, Rodman, & Snyder Funeral Home in Ashley on Friday, January 2, 2015 from 12-2 pm with the funeral service to follow at 2:00pm. Burial will follow at Ashley Union Cemetery.

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  • I’m very sorry to hear about the loss of aunt Darlene. She will be dearly missed. I haven’t seen her since I was a kid but remember her always welcoming us kids into her home. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Much love.

  • I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I don’t really remember that much about her, but I know how much she must have meant to her Children. My heart goes out to you all and I wish I could be there for you. God Bless you all !!

  • Aunt Darlene will sorely be missed. She was a wonderful person and we loved her a lot. She loved to sing and play the guitar. And she was good at it too.
    I would like to say a special thank you to her son Randy for giving me the opportunity to say my final goodbyes to Aunt Darlene.
    Please remember that while she has gone know that she is at piece;but that will never erase the fact that she will always be with us in our hearts.
    So go and sing with the angels Aunt Darlene and we’ll see you again. We love you.
    Deanna and Jeff Bezanson

  • Sorry to hear about Darlene’s passing. When we were growing up we loved going to Aunt Bonnie’s and Uncle Les’s home. The music was great and always had fun there. May she rest in heavenly peace. The Staca Kanniard Family.

  • I will really miss Aunt Darlene. When we were growing up Larry and I always spent around 2 weeks in the summer with grandma and grandpa kanniard and Aunt Darlene and I always used to play in the barn in the hay, making fortresses and such and what fun we had. I will really miss you Aunt Darlene but I know you’re with God amd may peace be with you.

  • We are so sorry to hear about your mother Darlene and we are going to miss her she was a great lady and also she was a nice singer and she loved life she will be missed by all of her Family and friends we will always love u Darlene and u are one more Angel in heaven and in all of our hearts .

  • My heartfelt condolences to the family. May the words recorded for us at Philippians 4:6,7 help you through this most difficult time.

  • So sorry to hear of the loss of Aunt Darlene. I remember mostly her love of country music, with that I had just a taste of her talent. Prayer and condolences to her family and friends. RIP Aunt Darlene, heaven will definitely hear the sounds of music nowl.

  • Darlene and I were co-workers in a nursing center and we had a wonderful friendship,but when I left and moved away we lost contact.I always remember how kind and caring she was to all her clients and to the staff.So sorry for the loss but pray she is resting in Jesus arms.She was one in a million to have a real friendship with.May God bless her family.