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Carolyn Elaine Walker

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024 at 11:46 am

Carolyn Elaine Walker, age 65, of Shelbyville, passed into a heavenly life on May 11, 2024, at her home surrounded by loved ones. She was dedicated to her family. She was a very hard worker and proudly serve the community for 40+ years. She will be deeply missed.

She was preceded in death by: parents, the late James Ray and Thelma Siebers; three brothers, David Ray, Roger Ray, and Samuel Ray; two sisters, Mary Joyce Gregory and Deborah Ray; and one niece, Jamie Ray Casteel.

Carolyn is survived by: children, Beth Sullins and husband Robert of Kelso, William Sweeney and wife Christy of Shelbyville and Joe Walker of Shelbyville; 10 grandchildren, Michael Holston and wife Samantha, Philip Holston and wife Gracey, Colton Sweeney and wife Faith, Logan Sweeney, Emily Sweeney, Kaden Walker, Nathan Walker, Lexi Hunter, Charlie Walker, Kinsley Williams; and eight great grandchildren, along with a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2024, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Randall Harmon officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be held Wednesday prior to funeral service beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society @

Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.