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Carolyn Lakes

1932 - 2017
Carolyn Lakes Obituary
Carolyn Lakes

Nashville, TN

Carolyn Hinson Lakes (née Scobey) died October 8, 2017. She was 85 years old. Mrs. Lakes was born on May 22, 1932, in Nashville, Tennessee, to James Edward and Mildred Womack Scobey. She moved to Gainesville as a newlywed in 1955. Mrs. Lakes was a graduate of David Lipscomb University and attended the University of Florida College of Nursing. She was a homemaker and had been employed by Memphis City Schools, Storter Printing Company, and the Guardian Ad Litem program with the Florida Courts.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Kuell Hinson, a research agronomist with USDA, originally from Moss, Tennessee. Survivors include her husband since 2012, Major (ret.) Jack B. Lakes, USMC; four children, Edward Kuell Hinson (Angelynne), Jane Hinson Wald (James), Martha Hinson Booth (George), Amy Hinson; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Joseph W. Scobey of Gallatin and William P. Scobey of Franklin; and many dear relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Williams-Thomas Funeral Home, Gainesville, Florida. Please visit her memorial page at

Published in Tennessean on Oct. 15, 2017
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