The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Friday, April 6, 2007 at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 114 Johnson Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Davis Chapel A.M.E. Church Cemetery, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Carolyn was born in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia on September 2, 1968 to Mary Ann Tookes Edwards and the late Willie Edwards. She was the granddaughter of the late Willis and Mary Lois Harpe Tookes of Oglethorpe, Georgia and the late Mr. & Mrs. Edwards of Taylor County. She was a 1986 graduate of Macon County High School, a former member of Davis Chapel A.M.E. Church and a member of Friendship Baptist Church of DeSoto, Georgia. She was employed with various companies which included being director of Macon County Family Connections. She was currently employed as a Coordinator for KBR Industry at the American Embassy of Iraq. She was also owner and operator of Carolyn Edward's Consultant.
Carolyn was a community leader a job go-getter. She was always searching for new learning adventures and experiencing new techniques in technology - always reaching for the stars.
Carolyn will certainly be missed by those she has touched along life's way. She is survived by her son, Darius Larry; her mother, Mary Ann Tookes Edwards; aunts and uncles, Queen Ester Minter (Colvin), Arma Tookes Lloyd, Gloria Thomas (Rev. James), Henry Leonard Tookes (Naomia), Willie Eldrick Tookes (Betty), Doddie Tookes, and Cheryl Tookes-Thompson (Orville); great aunts and great uncle, Autra Mae Tookes, Mattie Pearl Harpe, Ida Mae Tookes, Wylene Tookes, and O.C. Harpe; a host of beloved cousins, Andrea Tookes, Marvin Tookes, II, Colbretta Minter, Anita Gadsen, and Colandra Tookes; a god uncle, Leonard "Lyn" Tyson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
With Deepest Sympathy to the Tookes Family
Mr. & Mrs. Bobby and Agnes Sumner
With Deepest Sympathy
With deepest sympathy to the Tookes Family
Kuanita E. Murphy
When the world was Young and Restless and you were worried about the Days of your Lives, God said I am your Guiding Light and I will take you to another world.
My deepest sympathy to Carolyn's family and friends. I met Carolyn during my deployment to the International Zone in Baghdad, Iraq. I'm so sad...what a beautiful person. She went out of her way to help me get settled when no one else did. She did not know me but knew I needed help. We were friends instantly and would talk about our children often. Thanks Carolyn for always looking out for soldiers like me. Rest in peace my friend.
Capt Paulette McKenzie, USAF
To Carolyn's family,
I was with her 27-Mar-07. I miss her and wish her family God's peace.