Cary Prokopovich, 86, of Pottersville, Missouri, passed away in her home surrounded by loved ones on Monday, October 18, 2021.
Cary was born January 19, 1935 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Marian Newell and Hiram Raleigh Cannon, Jr., and also raised by Whitley Morris.
She was a beloved wife to William J. Prokopovich for 57 years, whom she married in California. Cary was the football sweetheart, played saxophone in the band, and graduated from Luling High School in 1953. She was proud of her southern roots from the food to her conservative proper manners. She was a loving mother and homemaker for her family as well as a skilled artisan at sewing, knitting, crocheting, and quilting. She had a love for the Lord and for country music, with a special fondness for Willie Nelson.
She is survived by her six children, Leo Prokopovich and wife Lynn of Atkinson, New Hampshire, Nadia Watson and husband, David, of Pottersville, Missouri, Viktoria Griffin and husband, Brian, of Boxborough, Massachusetts, one son and two daughters from previous marriage, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Her husband, one brother and two sons preceded her in death.
Family and friends will remember and celebrate her privately.