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Carol Gholson

March 9, 1932 — April 10, 2022

Carolyn Baird Gholson, 90, of Owensboro passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at her home. She was born in Daviess County on March 9, 1932 to the late Charles Hanley Baird and Dorothy Steitler Baird. Carolyn was a homemaker, mother, and wife. She was a member of Owensboro Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Leo Edgar Gholson, on May 20, 2020; and a brother, Charles Adam Baird.

Survivors include her son, Charles Gholson (Jo); three daughters, Linda Ward (Victor), Brenda Brown (Larry), and Tracy Bunch (Jimmy); eleven grandchildren, Sarah Whittaker (Roger), Ashley Johnston (Josh), Cory Ward (Valerie), John Ward (Kalyn), Jenny Brown-Todd (Phil), Benjamin Brown (Don McLaughlin), Zach Gholson (Brittany), Jodie Gordon (Thomas), Jessie Bramschreiber (Ben), Bradley Gholson (Jordan), and JoCarol Bunch; and 18 great-grandchildren and one on the way.

Services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday at Owensboro Church of Christ, 3300 KY-144. Burial will follow at Rosehill Cemetery in Owensboro. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday at Owensboro Church of Christ. Services will be available for viewing online at on a delay.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Owensboro Church of Christ Building Fund, 3300 KY-144, Owensboro, KY 42303.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service Saint Johns Cathedral

Friday, April 15, 2022

2:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Owensboro Church of Christ

, Owensboro, KY 42303

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