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Carolyn Conaway

December 26, 1936 — November 16, 2016

Carolyn Sue Conaway, 79 of Tipton, died on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at her residence. She also lived in Kempton from 1937-1966. Carolyn was born in Tipton County on December 26, 1936 to Roma & Velma (Freeman) Straley. On June 6, 1954 she married Harry Earl Conaway and he preceded her in death on September 22, 2002.

Carolyn was a bookkeeper at Kokomo Heritage Federal Credit Union retiring in 2001. She was a member of Crossroads Community Church in Kokomo. Carolyn enjoyed making Christmas Candy and Ceramics. She loved watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren in all their activities.

She is survived by a daughter, Pamela Sue Anderson and husband Kevin V., Greentown; a son Harry Keith Conaway and wife Melinda Jane, Russiaville; two sisters, Wilma Snipes, Kempton and Helen Agnew, Kokomo; six grandchildren, Joseph Anderson and wife Kim, Kristen Sparks and husband Chase, Christopher Anderson and wife Hannah, Brittney Shaffer and husband Kurt, Jr., Haleigh Conaway, and Caroline Conaway; four great-grandchildren, Gracynn and Josiah Anderson, Braxton Sparks, and Iris Shaffer; a sister-in-law, Margie Thorp, Tipton. Carolyn is preceded in death by a daughter, Edith Darlene Conaway; a brother, Sam Thorp; four sisters, Mary Snow, Edith Bryd, Sarah Yeary, and Joan Barrick Scalf.

Funeral services for Carolyn will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23 at Crossroads Community Church, 4254 S 00 EW, Kokomo, Indiana with Pastor Chris Duncan presiding. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday and from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, all at the church. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Hamilton County. Young-Nichols Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46278 or Crossroads Community Church, 4254 S 00 EW, Kokomo, Indiana 46902.

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