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Carol V. Gorton
Boonville, Ind.
Carol V. Gorton nee Gillette, 88, of Boonville, passed away June 1, 2012, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville.
Preceded in death by son, Richard. Survived by husband, Bill Gorton; daughters, Virginia (Stephen) Dockery, Gloria Conklin and Linnie (Perry) Lee; seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Josephine Reinhardt and Nina Ruth Thomas; brother, George (Jeanette) Gillete.
She was a member of Newburgh Presbyterian Church Choir and directed handbell choirs. She was a member and past president of Southwest Indiana Sinawik, a member of Boonville Garden Club and a founding member of the Local Loco Model Railroad Club. She was a foster mother to several foster children. She had a degree in chemistry from Maryville College and worked as an analyst for General Electric.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Newburgh Presbyterian Church, 642 French Island Trail, Newburgh, IN 47630.
Carol's wishes were to donate her body to science.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at the Newburgh Presbyterian Church; family will receive friends at 2 p.m. Bradley's Colonial Chapel assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences can be made online at

Published in Courier Press on June 3, 2012
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