On June 24, 1948, she married Richard Parks Davison at Fairview Church of Christ in Hillsboro, Ohio. Richard preceded her in death on July 11, 2006. This union brought forth four children. For over 58 years, Carolyn served the Lord full time in her capacity as a minister's wife and mother, serving various churches in many states. Among those states were South Dakota, Ohio, Nebraska, Illinois, Missouri and Mississippi. She later attended Stokelan Drive Christian Church in Malden, Mo.
Carolyn's survivors include one son, Richard Lee Davison, of San Diego, Calif.; a daughter, Jennifer parks of Peyton, Colo., daughter, Alice Miller and husband Sid of Risco, Mo., daughter Candi Maddox of Malden; one sister, Joyce Newkirk of Wilmington, Ohio; six grandchildren, Alexas Marbury, Kristi Westergard and husband Jeff, Ryan Thompson, Lindsay Moore and husband Zachary, Lacey Winchester and husband Tommy and Cassidy Maddox; several great- grandchildren, Brandon, Brianna and Kenzie Westergard, Mackenzie Moore, Cymber Arnold, Camille, Bree and Isaac Winchester.
Carolyn was also preceded in death by her parents, Archibald and Pearl Hart Pulse; her step-father, Herbert Pulse; sisters, Hazel Frost, Nina Lovarco, Faye Doty, Elizabeth Ellison and Lillian Stacey; brothers James, Lowell, and Harold Hart; a step-brother, John Pulse; and a son-in-law, John Maddox.
Visitation was held at Landess Funeral Home in Malden from 12 - 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, with funeral services having followed at 1 p.m. in the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden with Mr. James Powell officiating.
Interment followed in the Elder Cemetery in Campbell, Mo.