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Carolyn Faye Hanson of Athens passed away on January 27, 2018, in Athens. She was born on March 19, 1949, to Tim Clifford Sherar and Anna Veleta Kennedy Sherar in Lubbock.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jerry Leon Hanson Sr.; her sister, Norma Sherar.
Carolyn graduated from TVCC after going back to school as an adult. She did very well and graduated with honors. She was a very talented lady. She sang in a ladies group called the" Sweet Adelines". She played the piano for weddings and different events. She was a writer, enjoying poetry and writing news for local newspapers, she also had written a book that was published. Carolyn loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren dearly.
Survivors include, her sons, Jerry Leon Hanson Jr. and wife Linda, Jason Lee Hanson Sr. and wife Kimberly; her brothers, Robert Kenneth Sherar, and Michael Sherar; Sisters, Lorna Naomi (Sherar); her grandchildren, Rebecca Emsoff and husband Josh, Lisa Hanson, Natalie Hancock and husband Tony, Katelyn Hanson, Jason Lee Hanson Jr. "JJ", great-grandchildren, Gavin Emsoff, Aiden Hancock, Braeden German, Bryce Hancock and Oliver Emsoff.
Serving as pallbearers will be Lisa Hanson, Natalie Hancock, Rebecca Emsoff, Jon Pugh Jr., Justin Pugh and Kyle Pugh.
Visitation will be Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 5:30PM-7:30PM at Autry's Carroll-Lehr Funeral home. Funeral Service, will be Wednesday at 2:00 PM at Autry's Carroll-Lehr Funeral with Rev. Robert Selman officiating. Burial to follow at Shelby Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements by Autry's Carroll- Lehr.
Published on January 30, 2018
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