Carol Jean Ewing, 79, of Seymour, went home to her Savior on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Schneck Medical Center with her family by her side.
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Born March 31, 1935, she was the daughter of Harry Joseph and Lola Mae (Klingensmith) Hedges. On Oct. 2, 1955, at First United Methodist Church, she married Gary Wayne Ewing, who preceded her in death Sept. 9, 2006.
Carol Jean was a 50-plus year member of First Baptist Church, Seymour, where she was active in the Rebekah Sunday School Class and missionary circle. She taught Sunday school, was part of the kitchen crew which was always there to provide meals, was a member of the adult choir and played piano for the children's choir. She was an accompanist for the high school band solo and ensemble contests.
Besides being a homemaker, she was employed with Jackson County Bank and Dickson's. She was a volunteer teacher's aide at Emerson Elementary School as well as volunteering her time with the Southern Indiana Concert Series. Carol Jean was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 134, where she held several positions. She enjoyed reading and sewing but had an adventurous spirit and loved to travel and try new regional foods.
Survivors include children, Debra Ann (Richard) Wilde, Douglas (Doris) Ewing, and Dwayne Ewing; grandchildren, Cody Mark (Julia) Wilde, Casey Thomas (Ashley) Wilde, Alisha (Nic) Wilson, Kaitlin Louise Weissert, Sarah Michelle Ewing, and Victoria Rose Ewing; great-grandchildren, Vincent O'Ryan Wilson, Triniti Lynn Wilde, Markus Wilde, Sydni Wilde, Isabella Wilde, Noah Wilde, Caleb Sipes and Zaylee Weissert.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and daughter-in-law, Michelle (Burton) Ewing.
A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, 505 Community Drive, Seymour, with the Rev. Bruce Cochran and the Rev. Larry Tingle officiating.
Family and friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Voss Chapel and from 9 a.m. until time of service Monday at the church.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Youth Mission Trip or Gideons International.
Condolences may be sent to the family through Voss Funeral Service at email@example.com.
A complete obituary may be viewed on the funeral home website at vossfuneralservice.com.
Voss and Sons Funeral Service
316 N. Chestnut Street
Seymour, IN 47274
Published in Tribune from Apr. 10 to Apr. 15, 2014