Carolyn Ruth Modglin

Carolyn Ruth Modglin

Carolyn Ruth Modglin, 86, died Monday, May 3, 2022, at the Union County Hospital in Anna.

She was born on Jan. 19, 1936, in Union County, the daughter of Dock and Ethel Turner Toler.

She grew up in Dongola before marrying William H. (Bill) Modglin of Ullin on Sept. 12, 1953.

She spent her entire adult life on the family farm.  She provided support where needed in the farm operations and was always busy as a homemaker while taking care of her family and friends.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ullin.

She is survived by two daughters, Cathy (Modglin) Reed and son-in-law Rex Reed, and Betsy Modglin; a grandson, William (Blake) Reed; a brother, Jerry Toler; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. (Bill) Modglin; her grandson, Bryce F. Reed; her parents, Dock and Ethel Toler; a brother, Joe Toler; and sisters Bonnie Wright and Barbara Casey.

Services for Carolyn R. Modglin were Friday, May 6, at 1 p.m. at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin. Her nephew, Perry Wright, officiated.  

A private interment will be at Green Lawn Cemetery in Villa Ridge at a later date.  

Memorials can be made to the First Baptist Church of Ullin.

Crain Funeral Home in Ullin is in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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