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Carolyn S. (Johnson) Thomas

November 10, 1947 ~ April 5, 2021 (age 73)

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Carolyn S. Thomas (Johnson), daughter of Ches and Margie Johnson (Brown), passed away April 5, 2021 at the age of 73. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Mike; their sons and her daughters-in-law, Chris and Kim Thomas of Ooltewah, TN and Patrick and Rebecca Thomas of Temple, TX; her sister Linda Korn; and 10 grandchildren and one granddaughter-in-law.

Born and raised in Bowling Green, Carolyn was a lifetime member of First Baptist Church.  A proud member of Sigma Kappa Sorority, she helped reestablish the Epsilon Zeta chapter at Western Kentucky University.  A strong, independent woman unafraid to speak her mind with a smile, she always had a kind word for a stranger and desire to help those in need.  Her wisdom, strong hand and love for life provided those around her with inspiration to achieve more.  At home, she was a devoted wife, fierce protector of her family, passionate gardener, especially her violets and tomatoes, a marvelous cook and seamstress.  Carolyn was a woman of great faith.  She was in awe of God’s creation, loved her family, her friends, her sorority and had a passion for caring for those around her.  Her sense of humor was clever and her love for her husband has inspired her family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Carolyn’s honor to Sigma Kappa Foundation, attn: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Fund, 695 Pro-Med Lane, Ste 300, Carmel, IN 46032 or online at https://sigmakappa.org/foundation/give/.  You may post your condolences on the tribute wall of this page, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/conefuneralhome

The family has entrusted Cone Funeral Home, 1510 Campbell Ln, Bowling Green, KY with arrangements.  Visitation will be in the Cone Funeral Home chapel on Thursday April 8, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  The Funeral Service will be Friday, April 9th at 1 p.m. in the chapel with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery.


Please note the memorial tree links do not connect to a local arborist in Bowling Green, KY.  If you wish to plant a memorial tree locally you may contact the Lost River Cave (270-393-0077 – Katie Cielinski) or the City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation department at www.bgky.org/bgpr/cemeteries/memorial-tree or the Warren County Parks and Recreation department.

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April 8, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Cone Funeral Home
1510 Campbell Ln
Bowling Green, KY 42104

Funeral Service
April 9, 2021

1:00 PM
Bowling Green, Fairview Cemetery

April 9, 2021

3:00 PM to 4:31 PM
Fairview Cemetery, KY

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