Carolyn was raised in Rockville, MO and graduated from St. Francis Academy in Nevada in 1969. A homemaker all her life, she loved her family, and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. Carolyn enjoyed sewing, takin care of her plants, feeding and watching her birds.
In addition to her husband Gary, she is survived by four children: Kellie Johnson (Brantley), Richards, MO, Kevin Mock (Buffie), Stilwell, KS, Gerald Mock (Katie), Diamond, MO, Theresa Vaughn, Nevada, MO; ten grandchildren, Colten, Chelsie, Chealea, Caitlin, Gavin, Dawson, Addyson, Clayton, Rhyan, and Cale; seven great-grandchildren; siblings, Dean Griggs (Brenda), Bolivar, MO, Donna Spangler, Stockton, Helen Pyle (Larry), Stockton, and Robert Griggs (Lisa), Fair Play, MO; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant sister, Linda, and a brother Gene Griggs.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 23, 2021 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Interment will follow in Antioch Cemetery, Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Children’s Mercy Hospital c/o Ferry Funeral Home.