Evelyn Eunice Harris Burklow, age 79, of Springfield Missouri, formally El Dorado Springs, passed away Tuesday afternoon, February 2nd, 2016. Evelyn was born February 27th, 1936, in Madison County, Illinois, the daughter Everett and Leah (Cavin) Harris.
Evelyn married Robert G. Burklow on November 2nd, 1960, in Roxanna Illinois. They were married 26 years before Robert's passing in 1986. Together they raised two boys, James Richard Mowrey and Robert Alan Mowrey. They also welcomed a nephew, John P. Harris into their home for a few years. She taught her children to respect others and showed them the love of God.
Preceding Evelyn in death were her husband, Robert; her parents; her brother, Lawrence Harris; her brother, Bill Harris; and her sister, Kathleen Poe.
Survivors include her two children: James R. Mowrey and wife Patricia of Dundas, IL; Robert A. Mowrey and wife Melissa of Billings, MO; nephew, John P. Harris and wife Nina of Lexington, MO; niece, Lois Nimmo of Higginsville, MO; grandchildren: Brandon Mowrey and wife Giselle of Springhill, FL, Ashley Noble and husband James of Olney, IL, and Erin Hunt and husband Jason of Monett, MO. Evelyn was blessed to know her five great-grandchildren: Maximus and Sophia Mowrey of Springhill, FL, Chloe Noble of Olney, IL, and Emma and Eli Hunt of Monett, MO.