Age 74, a lifelong resident of Gary, Indiana, transitioned to eternal life on April 8, 2018. Carolyn, a passionate political activist worked hard with Homeland Security and the citizens of Lake County to improve the situations where they live, work, and play. Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents Robert Rhymes Sr., and her mother Evelyn Rhymes. She leaves to cherish her memory her loving children, daughter, Arneice Shelli (David) Wright III of Montgomery, Alabama, and son Vernell Powell. Her siblings brother, Robert (Cheryl) Rhymes Jr., and sister Sheila (Dr. Darryl) Fortson, and also her loving grandchildren Daveyon Thomas, David Wright IV, Ashlei Wright, Brandon Powell and Morgan Logan, and great grandson David Wright V. The "Celebration of Life" for Carolyn will be held at Clark Road Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday April 14, 2018, Visitation will be from 9:00 am-11:00 am. Service will begin promptly at 11:00am. Rev. Dwight E. Pointer officiating. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.