Carolyn Sue (Sharp) Rhodes, age 81, of Linton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 surrounded by her family at Glenburn Home. She was born in Arthur, IN on May 27, 1937, the daughter of Louis Arthur & Ollie Mary (Bruce) Sharp.
She graduated from Winslow High School in 1955 and later received an Associates degree in Accounting from Vincennes University. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Newberry Chapter #198 since 1977. She was an extreme advocate for the rights of special needs children. She devoted her life to taking care of her son. She enjoyed geneology, sewing and spending time with her family.
Carolyn is survived by her daughters, Monta (Rick) Blankenship of Greenfield, Marcina Diane (Donald) of Brazil, Carla Sullivan (Linda) of Linton; son, Carl Rhodes of Linton; sisters Lois Jean Meyer of Arthur; Donnie Poehlein of Arthur and Rosalee McQueen-Wright of Eddyville, KY; grandchildren, Mandy (Josh) Hancock, Marcy (Larry) Vankirk, Jennifer (Frank) Vandiver, Adam (Melanie) Mumma, Alex (Ashley) Mumma and Abe (Mandy) Sullivan and 15 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Beulah Stucy and three infant brothers.
Funeral service and Eastern Star service will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton at 12:00 Noon on Monday, September 24, 2018, with Warren Shake officiating. Burial will follow at Williams Cemetery in Arthur, Indiana.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 9:00 am until the time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Eastern Star, Newberry Chapter #198, Newberry, IN.
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