OBITUARY

Carolyn Joann Cuthrell

October 11, 1936April 3, 2019

Carolyn was born October 11, 1936 in Capac, Michigan to David and Martha (Van Valkenburg) Cutcher. She passed away April 3, 2019. Carolyn married the love of her life, Charles Cuthrell, on December 26, 1955 at age 18. Carolyn became a military wife and got to enjoy living all over the world. She worked as a nurse’s aide for many years. Her husband taught her how to play golf many years ago and she had enjoyed the game ever since. She was a member of a women’s golf league, and used to enjoy golfing at John Conrad golf course in Midwest City. She also enjoyed the sport of tennis, watching Dallas Cowboy football, and fishing at Lake Eufaula. She was also an accomplished quilter. Carolyn loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren very much. She had a lot of fun playing card games with her grandkids. Carolyn would hold “get togethers” for the family on every holiday. She was an excellent cook. Her family will always remember her made from scratch baked beans, coleslaw, and apple pies. She loved hot tea every morning and tending to her bird feeders. When her husband, Charles passed away in 1983 she remained very independent. Carolyn was the caregiver for her daughter, Cathy for 15 years as she battled an illness. She remained steadfast in her Christian faith all of her life.

Carolyn is survived by her children, Ronnie and wife Paula Cuthrell, Terry and husband Kenny Ledbetter, Karen and husband Kyle Byrd, and Shelly and husband Charlie Clark; grandchildren, Christie McCoy, Justin Clemmons, Lisa McLean, Shannon Lauen, Zachary Clemmons, Courtney Price, Ashley Awbrey, Brittany Crume, Kamryn Byrd, and Katie Byrd; great-grandchildren, Ethin, Tyeson, Mason, Izzabella, Emma, Hudson, Christopher, Chloie, Jack, Carlie, Kylie, Carter, Maddox, Kennedi, and Kellen. Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, David and Martha; husband, Charles Cuthrell; daughter, Cathy Cuthrell; grandsons, Derrick McCoy and Andy Crume.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00P.M., Monday, April 8, 2019 at Arlington Memory Gardens Mausoleum, 3400 North Midwest Blvd., Oklahoma City 73141.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Edwin McLean, Pallbearer
  • Steve Clemmons, Pallbearer
  • Charles Clark, Pallbearer
  • Zachary Clemmons, Pallbearer
  • Nate Lauen, Pallbearer
  • Justin Clemmons, Pallbearer
  • Charles Cuthrell, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Ethin Witten, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, April 7, 2019
  • Graveside Service Monday, April 8, 2019
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Biography

Obituary for Carolyn Joann Cuthrell ~
Carolyn was born October 11, 1936 in Capac Michigan to David and Martha (Van Valkenburg) Cutcher. She passed away April 3, 2019. Carolyn married the love of her life, Charles Cuthrell, on December 26, 1955 at age 18. Carolyn became a military wife and got to enjoy living all over the world. She worked as a nurse’s aide for many years. Her husband taught her how to play golf many years ago and she had enjoyed the game ever since. She was a member of a women’s golf league, and used to enjoy golfing at John Conrad golf course in Midwest City. She also enjoyed the sport of tennis, watching Dallas Cowboy football, and fishing at Lake Eufaula. She was also an accomplished quilter. Carolyn loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren very much. She had a lot of fun playing card games with her grandkids. Carolyn would hold “get togethers” for the family on every holiday. She was an excellent cook. Her family will always remember her made from scratch baked beans, coleslaw, and apple pies. She loved hot tea every morning and tending to her bird feeders. When her husband, Charles passed away in 1983 she remained very independent. Carolyn was the caregiver for her daughter, Cathy for 15 years as she battled illness. She remained steadfast in her Christian faith all of her life.
Carolyn is survived by her children, Ronnie and wife Paula Cuthrell, Terry and husband Kenny Ledbetter, Karen and husband Kyle Byrd, and Shelly and husband Charlie Clark; grandchildren, Christie McCoy, Justin Clemmons, Lisa McLean, Shannon Lauen, Zachary Clemmons, Courtney Price, Ashley Awbrey, and Brittany Crume; great-grandchildren, Ethin, Tyeson, Mason, Izzabella, Emma, Hudson, Christopher, Chloie, Jack, Carlie, Kylie, Carter, Maddox, Kennedi, and Kellen. Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, David and Martha; husband, Charles Cuthrell; daughter, Cathy Cuthrell; grandsons, Derrick McCoy and Andy Crume.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00P.M., Monday, April 8, 2019 at Arlington Memory Gardens Mausoleum, 3400 North Midwest Blvd., Oklahoma City 73141.