Carolyn Sue Davis was born in Appleton City, Missouri to Ray and Ruth Davis. She is survived by her twin sister Marilyn Lou Greer, two daughters Cheryl Morgan and Cindy Culbertson, one son-in-law David Morgan, three grandchildren, one daughter-in-law, three great grand children, one niece and two nephews, and a great number of cousins.
Carolyn graduated from Montrose Missouri in 1960. She married Rollin Culbertson of Appleton City, Missouri in 1961. They had two daughters Cheryl and Cindy and were married 26 years. They lived the majority of their lives in Raytown, Missouri. Carolyn joined the Order of the Eastern Star of Appleton City in 1963, but only came active in 1971 in Raytown, Missouri. Carolyn worked outside the home, 5 years at Boatman’s Raytown Bank and 12 years at the Public Water District #2 in Raytown. Carolyn and Rollin divorced in 1987. Carolyn continued on in Eastern Star meeting Harvey Wells. Carolyn married Harvey October 8, 1988. Together they enjoyed the Eastern Star family. Carolyn and Harvey moved to Clinton, Missouri to help care for her mother, and spend more time with her father. After the passing of her mother and father, Carolyn and Harvey enjoyed traveling going to Eastern Star functions and meeting new acquaintances. In 2005 Carolyn and Harvey moved to Grain Valley, Missouri, transferring their chapter membership from Clinton to Oak Grove. Wanting to be closer to family and nearby hospital, Carolyn and Harvey moved to Lee’s Summit, Missouri in 2013. Harvey passed in April 2018. Carolyn and Harvey would have been married 30 years this October.
Carolyn was diagnosed with terminal stage 4 cancer in January 2017. Her oncologist was able to extend her life for a year and a half with chemotherapy until he no longer could. Carolyn was placed in hospice care at the home June 21, 2018 and then was moved to the St. Luke’s Hospice Home to manage her pain September 10th. Carolyn passed peacefully with her daughters and son in law by her side, September 15th.
Carolyn was Worthy Grand Matron in 2009. Carolyn was District Deputy Grand Matron three times, 1985 for District 59, 1999 to District 37, and 2011 for District 11. Carolyn was Grand Representative to Washington. In 2001 Carolyn was Grand Ester for Worthy Grand Matron Rita Hanson. Carolyn was Ester in Lee’s Summit chapter when she became ill.
Carolyn was loved by her family, her friends, her neighbors, as well as her Eastern Star families, and truly missed.