Pastor Carolyn Williams, 80, of Greensburg, formerly of Holton passed away at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 21, 2020 at the home of her son in Greensburg. She was born near Holton on November 30, 1939 the daughter of Lester and Madge Beach Schlotman. She was married to Gerald Williams on September 12, 1954 and he preceded her in death on October 11, 2012.
Survivors include three sons Mark (Jana) Williams of Edinburg, Steve (Beth) Williams of Nashville, Tennessee, and Andy (Theresa) Williams of Greensburg; two daughters Beth (James) Kraus of Dover, and Lisa (Dennis) Granger of Batesville; 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; one sister Donna (Gerimo) Hernandez of Batesville. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her daughter Sue Rice.
Mrs. Williams was the former pastor of the Greensburg Free Methodist Church and had served as chaplain for the Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg. Her calling in life was to share the Gospel of Christ and doing social and ministry work. Carolyn also enjoyed doing arts and crafts and spending time with her many grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 27 at the Flat Rock Baptist Church west of Osgood with Carolyn’s grandson Stephen Rice officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Flat Rock Baptist Church in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles.