Carolyn S. Gray, 83, passed away Thursday morning, June 15, 2017, at I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Muncie, Indiana, November 24, 1933, the daughter of Carl and Hazel (Dotson) Greenwalt.
Carolyn attended Muncie schools and graduated from Muncie Central High School.
She spent her career in retail management, having worked for Ball Stores, which later became known as Elder-Beerman and Carson's. Carolyn retired in September, 2015 after thirty-five years of dedicated service.
She enjoyed going to Hoosier Park, reading, and was an avid dog lover.
She is survived by her daughters: Pam (Larry) Reason, Kathy (Larry) Herald, and Barbara (Ben) Hurst; grandchildren, Corey Reason, Stephanie (Kevin) Wilkerson, and Matthew Hurst; great-grandchildren, Spencer Weathers and Zachary Coopman; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and beloved pets, Koby and Jay Jay.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents: husband, Zane Gray; sister, Donna Younce and beloved pet, Sammy.
Services will be held Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at Elm Ridge Funeral Home, 4600 West Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, Indiana 47304 with Pastor Steve Dugger officiating.
Visitation will be Tuesday, at Elm Ridge Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 5:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to A. R. F., 1209 West Riggin Road, Muncie, Indiana 47303 or the American Heart Association, 113 North Council Street, Muncie, Indiana 47305.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: elmridgefuneralhome.com
I will miss my mom more than words can say. wonderful gramdmother and great grandmother.she wa always there for us,and always should more strength, That I thought possible. I can only pray that her stenght carries on in me. I will miss her greatly and loved her more then words can say.l take she is with my dad and I can use the lessons given to me,and make them proud. I love you. Your daughter Barb Hurst
So sorry to hear of Carolyn`s passing. We were 1st cousins, five years apart and close growing up. We shared many good times as children, it is a shame we didn`t keep in touch as we grew older. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers! Love, Judy (Lawson) Wilcher, Indianapolis
I worked with Carolyn at Carson's in Cosmetics. She was a very diligent worker and strong woman. I pray today for peace and comfort for your family. Sincerely, Pastors Craig and Robin Cotherman❤️
I worked with your mom for several years at Elder Beerman, she was a pleasure to work with,she will be missed. Tina Myers (Morgan)
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
I worked with Carolyn for 10 years. She was like a mom to me. I always said that I want to be just like her. Feisty and tell it like it is. Love her, and will miss her. My prayers go out to her family in their loss. Rest In Heaven my friend.
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