Carolyn L Shamblin, 79, passed away at her residence in Niles on July 29, 2021. She was born August 25, 1941 in Clay County WV to parents Hallie Butcher and Helen (Drake) Butcher. Carolyn married Rocky Shamblin on December 24, 1959 and was employed by Rocky Hinge in the shipping and receiving department for 10 years.
Surviving Carolyn are son Brad (Tiffany) of Girard, daughter Kim (Tim) Breegle of Howland; a twin brother Bud (Linda) of North Ridgeville Ohio, brother Dale (Carol) of Clay, WV, sisters Jackie Elswick of Canfield and Donna Legg of Clay WV. Also surviving Carolyn are 2 grandchildren Daniel (Cayla) of Niles and Kevin (Danielle) of Cortland ; 2 great grandchildren Wyatt and Nora and 16 nieces and nephews, 19 great nieces and nephews and 10 great -great nieces and nephews.
Preceding Carolyn in death are husband Rocky on November 27, 2020, and brother Tex and sister Jennie.
Carolyn was a loving mother and wife of 61 years. Shortly after her marriage to Rocky Shamblin on December 24, 1959 they moved to Youngstown where they lived in the area. She loved spending time with her friends and family especially her great- grandchildren. Hosting Christmas dinner with family and friends was one of her favorite things along with remodeling, decorating and shopping with her friend, Joyce.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St Jude's Children's Hospital.
Calling hours will be Friday, August 6, 2021 at 12 noon with funeral at 1pm at Crown Hill Chapel Mausoleum. Burial will be in Crown Hill Burial Park, Vienna. Selby TJ Fox Funeral was entrusted with the arrangements.
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