Carolyn Gevedon Wood


WOOD, Carolyn Gevedon, 80, of Lexington, KY, died December 29, 2018 following a long illness. "Scootie", as she was known to her loving family, was born in Letcher County, KY on June 14, 1938. She was very proud of being born on Flag Day.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd Clark and Katherine Reid Gabbard; sister, Margaret "Peggy" Hinton; brother, Julian Gabbard; and two husbands, Millard Gevedon and George Wood.
She received a B.S. From Morehead State University and a Masters Degree from Eastern Kentucky University. She taught in the Madison County School System for many years, and worked later for the Kentucky Educational Association. She was the founder of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Richmond, KY in the 1970s.
She is survived by: her son, Larry and daughter-in-law, Mary Ann; grandson, Alex Gevedon and spouse Kayla Gevedon; grandson, Max Gevedon; step-children, Diane Wood, and Greg Wood and spouse Katherine Wood; three step-grandsons; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held 12:30 pm Sat., Jan. 5 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, 3421 Harrodsburg Rd., Lexington, KY. Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. Sat. until the service time.
Donations are welcome to the Oleika Shrine Temple or the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Published on January 2, 2019
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