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Carol Mattei Houk, age 65, of Franklin, died Monday, April 6, 2020 at The Medical Center in Bowling Green.

Crafton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

A private family graveside service will be held. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

She was a native of Bowling Green and the daughter of the late Otto A. Mattei and Jean Tucker Mattei.

Carol, along with her husband David, owned and operated The Cedars Flowers & Gifts for over 40 years. She was a proud graduate of Bowling Green High School as well as Western Kentucky University. In her spare time Carol loved playing golf with her friends.

Survivors include her husband, David Houk of Franklin; one son, Clinton Houk of Bowling Green; two brothers, Andy Mattei (Ginger) of Conroe, Texas and Earl “Buddy” Mattei (Marilyn) of Melissa, Texas along with several nieces and nephews.

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