Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
November 2, 2011 11:32 am EDT


GROVE CITY — Carolyn Lanham, 69, of Grove City, died Monday, Oct. 31, 2011.

She was born Jan. 4, 1942, to the late James Edward and Thelma Irene (Barcus) Willis, in Radnor. She married Paul Edward Lanham on July 9, 1960, her husband of 45 years. He died in 2006. Carolyn had resided in Croton, Centerburg, Sedalia and Grove City.

Survived by children, Carla (Michael) Smock, Scott (Rhonda) and James (Enas) Lanham; grandchildren, Joshua Michael Smock, Taylyn, Aubrey and Eden Lanham; sisters, Maxine Brown and Margaret Wright.

Carolyn graduated from Hartford High School in 1960 as class president. She gave her heart to the Lord in service to children’s church ministry in various independent Baptist churches.

Friends may call Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Dan Scarberry officiating. Interment will follow in the Trenton Cemetery. Condolences at

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