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Mt. Zion Church of God
Tuesday August 24th, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Mt. Zion Church of God
Tuesday August 24th, 2021
12:00pm

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Carolyn Sue Wortham

Carolyn Sue Wortham, 75, of Pangburn, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 20, 2021, at Unity Health. She was born on December 17, 1945, in Pangburn, Arkansas to the late Frank and Pauline (Evans) Waire.

Carolyn had many different jobs throughout her life. She was the co-owner of Waire Grocery for many years. After selling the business, she worked at Walmart Distribution Center and later at Harding University. When she left Harding, she answered the calling to open the Wortham In-home Daycare where she cared for children for over 23 years until the time of her death. Outside of work, Carolyn enjoyed being on her farm, caring for livestock, and spending time with her family. She loved the Lord and served Him faithfully as a member of Mt. Zion Church of God by playing the organ, singing, cleaning the church, and teaching Sunday School classes. Carolyn also showed her love for God in how she loved her family and others. If she knew someone was in need or needed encouragement, she was there to help.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 38 years Danny Wortham and one very special son Wade of Pangburn. She is also survived by a stepson Danny Wortham and wife Cheryle of Searcy; step-grandchildren Reilly, Casey, Kaylee, Dillen, Chandler, and Chloe; sisters Thelma Pate of Pangburn, Mona Brinkley of Judsonia, Norma Redman of Pangburn, and Thelda Sark of Pangburn as well as many nephews, nieces, and extended family. She is preceded in death by her brothers Junior Waire, Dwayne Waire, and Vernon Waire.
Pallbearers for the service will be Terry Waire, Ricky Waire, Marty Pate, Murry Pate, Michael Brinkley, Kevin Redman, Curtis Redman, and Heath Stewart.
Visitation will be held from 11:00-12:00 PM on Tuesday, August 24th at Mt. Zion Church of God in the Roosevelt Community, Judsonia, Arkansas.
Funeral services will begin at 12:00 PM with pastor Bob Majors officiating. Interment will be at Philadelphia Cemetery following the service.
All Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Searcy McEuen Funeral Home.
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Guestbook

I truly believe Carolyn is one of the sweetest people to have walked this earth. Her disposition was always the same; sweet, caring, selfless and always ready to help one and all. I can't even imagine the hurt her family is feeling because I feel completely crushed knowing she's gone. She was a caretaker, a giver and a trusted friend. I can't even envision her sisters all together without her. They've always been so close and a huge part of them is now gone. I pray for strength and comfort for all that will mourn her loss. I will miss her dearly.

Sheila Houston Sep 13 2021 6:38 PM

Sister Carolyn will definitely be missed, but Heaven is sounding sweeter everyday!

Pastor Bob & Carol Majors Aug 27 2021 4:37 PM

Since the passing of Josh, Carolyn has been my rock that has held me together. She has truly been my best friend & We love her so much.

Amanda Sark Aug 27 2021 4:25 PM

Mrs. Carolyn was always the sweetest person and caring to Ellie just luvd her technically all the kids at daycare love her God Bless you all and I'll keep ya in my prayers.Thank you for sharing her with our little ones she meant alot to them.

Angela Schmidt Aug 24 2021 9:34 AM

Our thoughts and Prayers are with your family and friends

Finzer Roller Aug 23 2021 10:38 AM

I Love My Aunt Carolyn she meant the world to me there's not enough words to say how wonderful an awesome and incredible she is

Darla Sark Aug 23 2021 9:58 AM

I will miss you sister Carolyn.

Kenneth Gass Aug 22 2021 3:07 PM

My mother and I would go to ladies retreats with her and she would be so much fun to be around. I know my mother and her are praising God right now. She was a beautiful Christian woman and we will sure miss her at church. Love you sister Carolyn and I will see you in heaven.

Bertha Gass Aug 22 2021 3:05 PM

I remember as young boy, they owned to grocery store. My dog got run over just down from the store. Dad and I came in to the store, I was crying, she told me that if I could quit crying for a minute she had something that would make me feel better. She went behind the counter an brought out a flash light. That may not seem like much to you, but to a little boy it was the greatest act of kindness for the situation. Sister Carolyn you will aways be in my memories

Tim Altom Aug 22 2021 12:41 AM

My son Trey went to their daycare. He is 16 now but always wanted to go by and see granny Carolyn and granny Normi. These ladies will forever have an impact on his his life. There is nothing better than knowing when you leave a child with someone they are taken care of in the hands of a grandma and that's exactly what it felt like to leave Trey in their hands. Our hearts are broken that we won't get to see her here on earth again but full of joy knowing she is with Jesus. 💖

Rhonda Crossen Aug 21 2021 3:50 PM

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