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Carol Kinder


Carol Ann Kinder, 71, of Clearfield died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at Clearview Home in Clearfield. 

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Area Bible Fellowship Church in Clearfield. The Rev. Ron Christian will officiate.  Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, with family present from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church. Memorials are to be established in her name. Online condolences may be left at   

Carol Ann (England) Varner Kinder, daughter of Everitt “Spec” and June (Hutchinson) England, was born May 19, 1945, in Page County. Carol Ann grew up in the Clearfield community and attended Clearfield Community School and reigned as homecoming queen her senior year in 1963. After graduation, Carol Ann moved to Des Moines with her friend Kathy Beggs Flam. Carol lasted four weeks away from home, found that she hated city life and decided to come home to Clearfield where, on Aug. 31, 1963, she married Bradford Varner. To this union, Jeffery Clay Varner and Bobbi Jo (Varner) Bartles were born. Brad and Carol were divorced in 1971.  

On Aug. 7, 1972, Carol married Dannie Hugh Kinder in Rockport, Missouri. Carol gained two step-children, Julie Ann and Andy Wayne, and Dannie and Carol were blessed with the birth of Angela Sue “Beansoup.”  

Carol is survived by her husband, Dannie Hugh Kinder; daughters, Julie Ann Kinder Ury, Bobbi Jo Varner Bartles and Angela Sue Kinder Cole; son Andy Wayne (Beth) Kinder; brothers, Jerry Lee England, Dennis Ray England and Terry Dean (Melissa) England; sister Tammy June (Clint) England Carmichael; sisters-in-law Juanita (Nita) Harris England and Delsa Lou Kinder Brooks; mother-in-law Juanita Catherine Sweeney Kinder; grandchildren, Ashly Morgan (Matt) Longfellow Green, Aaron Dean (Angela) Ury, Josiah Cole Ury, Taylor Danielle Banks, Tyson Jack Banks (Alexa Mitchell), Trey Bradley White (Katie Larson), Tanner Jo (Keaton) White Osthoff, Rhylie Nicole Kinder (fiance Jesse Dick), Elliott Catherine Rose Kinder, Jacob Thomas Kinder, Dalton Daniel Kinder (Tiffany Huntsman), Devon Eugene Cole, Kenzie Shai Cole (Devin Winemiller), Kailey Ann Cole and Jade Danielle Cole; 12 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Carol was preceded in death by her father Everitt ‘Spec’ England; mother June Anne England; son Jeffery Clay Varner; brother Robert Michael England; grandson Zachary Leo Johnston; father-in-law Olin Wayne Kinder; nephew Matthew Jeffery Samo; great-nephew Shaun Linn Clark Jr. and niece Nichole Sue England Simmons.

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