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Carolyn K. (Masters) McCorkle, 75, of Carthage, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017, at Kindred Transitional Care in Greenfield. She was born Aug. 20, 1941, in Decatur County, a daughter of the late Allen Masters and Dorothea (Hogg) Baker.
Carolyn attended Greensburg High School. She and her husband, Dale, farmed from 1958 to 1970. She later worked for Kroger in Rushville until her retirement.
Carolyn was first married to Dale G. Koors and they had five children, Mark A. (Gail) Koors of Westport, Michael D. (Ann) Koors of Greensburg, Chris D. (Karen) Koors of Shelbyville, Susan M. Crowe (Traci Kuhn) of Kennard and Lisa D. (Charles) Lockert of Indianapolis. She later married Melvin W. McCorkle on Dec. 20, 1975, and he preceded her in death on April 2, 2005.
Besides her children, Carolyn is survived by her stepdaughters, Lisa McCorkle and Robin McCorkle; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Linda (Ed) England of Greensburg; brother, William (Alberta) Masters; and brothers-in-law, J.D. Muir and Jim Gibson.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and sisters, Joan Muir and Marge Gibson.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the start of funeral services at Noon on Thursday, June 8 at Heritage Funeral Care. Rev. David Bonne will officiate. Burial will follow in Carthage Town Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be offered to the American Diabetes Association or St. Vincent Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent at www.heritagefuneralcares.com.
Published on June 6, 2017
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