Carolyn KING
KING, Carolyn Shipp "Fatimah"

Age 73, was born on March 9, 1947, in Dayton, Ohio, to

Marvin Shipp, Sr. and Evelyn (Kirkland) Shipp. Carolyn

departed this life Saturday,

January 2, 2021, at Kettering Hospital. Carolyn was a lifelong resident of Dayton, a graduate of Dunbar High School, Class of 1965. She worked for DESC from 1965 to 1984. She then spent the rest of her working career caring for people with disabilities and retired in 2018. Carolyn was introduced to Islam in 1968 and took Shahada (became Muslim) in 1993. She adopted the Islamic name Fatimah. She worshipped Islam at Taqwaa and DCMC. Carolyn is preceded in death by her

parents; her first husband, Michael Thompson; her second husband, Charles King; her siblings, Marjorie Shipp, Rena

Owings, William Shipp, Evelyn Myles and Robert Shipp, Sr.; her beloved cat, Ms. Kitty. Carolyn leaves behind siblings, Sabreen Shakir (Marian Shipp), Marvin Shipp, Jr. (Buster) and Abdul Haqq Yamini (Larry Shipp, Sr.); a special niece, Tara

Owings; a host of other family and friends.
Published by Dayton Daily News on Apr. 18, 2021.
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My condolences to the family of Carolyn. I attended and also was a graduate of the Dunbar class of 65. I will forever cherish the memories of our class years together.
Barbarra (Alves) Baccus
April 19, 2021
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