Ms. Carolyn “Joan” Cromer, age 64, of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky passed away on Friday, July 15, 2011 at the Rockcastle Regional Hospital.
Joan was born on January 31, 1947 in Luner, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Delbert and Hazel Roberts Cromer. She was a cook, enjoyed her grandchildren, quilting, cooking, reading, and genealogy, and was of the Baptist faith.
Joan is survived by her children: Jeffery Lewis Estes of Gainesville, Georgia, Teresa Louise Culton (Darrell) of Irvine, Kentucky, Douglas Lynn Estes (Betty) of Livingston, Kentucky, Elizabeth Laurette Estes of Richmond, Kentucky, Gary Alan Cromer of Ford, Kentucky, Mark Clay Cromer of Richmond, Kentucky, William Steven Estes of Gainesville, Georgia, Christopher Scott Estes of Crab Orchard, Kentucky and Lesley Natasha Miller (Kenneth) of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky; Three brothers: William Cromer (Dooley) of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, Dean Cromer (Donna) of Berea, Kentucky and Donnie Cromer of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky; Three sisters: Sylvia Kirby of Livingston, Kentucky, Patsy Wallin (Chuck) of Sparta, Georgia and Helen Cromer of Cartersville, Kentucky; Her former husband and good friend: Lewis Estes of Crab Orchard, Kentucky; Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
Besides her parents, Joan is preceded in death by three brothers: Delbert Gene Cromer, Dallas Cromer and James Cromer; Two sisters: Ruth Cromer and Sybil Cromer.
Funeral services for Carolyn “Joan” Cromer will be conducted on Monday July 18, 2011 at 2 PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals chapel with Bro. Rick Reynolds officiating. Interment will follow in the Sand Hill Cemetery.
Visitation for Carolyn “Joan” Cromer will be held on Sunday July 17, 2011 from 6-9 PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Guillian-Barre Syndrome Foundation, Holly Building, 104 ˝ Forrest Avenue, Narberth, Pennsylvania 19072