Carol Ann Westfield, 77, of Urbana, IL, found her eternal rest at 8:25 AM, January 25, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Carol was born October 3, 1942 in Champaign, IL, to Roy and Juanita (Melker) Williams. She is survived by her loving husband Ernest L. Westfield, Sr., whom she married in the spring of 1962. She is also survived by three sons, Ernest Westfield, Jr. of Champaign, Jonathan Westfield of Savoy, Glenn Westfield of Champaign, and a daughter, Renayee Westfield of Urbana; ten grandchildren, Jaelyn, Nolan, Dana, Ceigan, Tanner, Taya, Walker, Raegan, Kellan, and Ariadne; two sisters, Ronita Surratt of Urbana and Nadine Lee of Ohio; and three brothers, Neil Williams of Champaign, Roy Williams of Urbana, and Lawrence Williams of Urbana.
Carol worked as a clerk for UPS for over 15 years and went on to work for the University of Illinois until her passing. Prior to UPS, she also worked with special needs students through the Champaign School District. In the early 2000s, Carol began pursuing her Bachelors degree, beginning at Parkland College and later graduating from Eastern Illinois University. She was a member of the Church of Apostolic Authority and enjoyed morning walks, gardening, shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at the Church of Apostolic Authority, 400 W. Bradley Ave, Champaign, IL, at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 S. Philo Rd., Urbana, is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Carol’s name to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 526, Dallas, TX 75244 and/or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105.
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