Carole Jean West Link, daughter of the late Annette Elizabeth West, was born in Essex, Missouri on April 13, 1941, and passed away at her home near Wappapello, Missouri on February 9, 2014, at the age of 72 years, 9 months and 27 days.
She had lived in DeSoto, Dexter, and Fenton before moving to Wappapello 12 years ago. She and her husband had owned and operated Bob's Auto Glass before their retirement. She attended the Lakeland Assembly of God Church near Wappapello and was a Hamm Radio Operator.
On January 21, 1959, she was married to Robert Link in Bernie, Missouri.
Surviving are her husband, Robert Link of Wappapello; four sons, Robert Link of DeSoto, Missouri, Roger and Royce Link both of Wappapello, Randy Link of Festus, Missouri; one daughter, Cindy Ryan of Puxico; sixteen grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by one brother, Freddy Vickery.
Friends may visit on Thursday, February 13, 2014, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 13, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter, Missouri with Pastor Arvin Haynes of Wappapello, Missouri officiating. Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.