Karen Elaine Whitmore, 56, of Healdsburg, California passed away suddenly from complications related to Uterine Cancer on Tuesday September 26th, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Carl Whitmore, and their children Miles, Krystal, Marshall, and Tyler Whitmore, as well as her siblings Mike Hendrix, Noel Hanson and Eddy Hendrix and three grandchildren. She was born in Fullerton, CA and raised in Garden Grove, CA. She moved to Alexander Valley in her youth where she met her husband Carl. She loved to dote over her German shepherds and grandchildren. She was the matriarch of our large family and will be greatly missed. Services at Alexander Valley Community Church (6650 CA-128, Healdsburg, CA 95448) on October 21st at 11 a.m.