Carolyn Stringer, 74, of Mauriceville, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2012 at the Golden Years Assisted Living Center in Orange. Born on January 5, 1938 in Beaumont, Texas to her parents, Clarence Wilkinson and Louise (Shannon) Wilkinson. Carolyn was a lifelong resident of Mauriceville, she married Ruben Stringer on July 2, 1959, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mauriceville and she enjoyed spending time with her family.
Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Louise Wilkinson and her twin sister, Marolyn Powell. Those who will most cherish her memory are her husband of 52 years, Ruben Stringer; her son, Kenneth Stringer; her daughters, Debbie and husband, David Turner and Kathy Dawson; her grandchildren, Jason, Joey, Jeffery, Tyler, Joshua, Jamie, Abby, Callie and Jake; her great grandchildren, Gavin and Melody; her sisters, Jacqueline Wilkinson and Janice Wilkinson; her brother-in law, Sherman Radford Powell; her nieces, Sandra Beck, Pam Salinas and Bridget Reyes; her nephews, Sonny Powell, Ashley Leger and Ron Leger.
Services to honor Carolyn’s life will be at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, June 23, 2012 in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange with Reverend Ed Rawls, pastor of Silver Oaks Baptist Church in Mauriceville, officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM Friday at the funeral home. Rite of Committal and Interment will follow services in Wilkinson Cemetery in Little Cypress. Honoring Carolyn as pallbearers are Sonny Powell, Tyler Turner, Jason, Joey, Jeffrey and Josh Stringer. Honorary pallbearers are Sherman Powell, Jake Dawson and Jamie Stringer. For those who desire memorial donations, please make a donation in memory of Carolyn to the Silver Oaks Baptist Church, 16460 FM 1442, Orange, Texas 77632-0220 and/or The First Baptist Church – Mauriceville, Post Office Box 56, Mauriceville, Texas 77626-0056. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com