Monday, February 17th, 2014
Karolyn Sue Erskine, 66, St. Marys, died at 10:20 p.m. Feb. 13, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, following a short illness.
She was born May 27, 1947, in Braxton County, W.Va., to Ray and Leola (Petry) Long, who are deceased. On July 1, 2006, she married Donald Erskine, who survives.
Also surviving are two children, Jody (Tammy) Gibson, Ashland, and Janet Hamilton, Ashland; four stepchildren, Donald Erskine, Columbus, Ryan Erskine, Buckeye Lake, Shawn Erskine, Sidney, and Tyler Erskine, Washington Court House; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a sister and a brother.
She graduated from Ashland High School in 1966. She was a career truck driver, driving mostly for RW Sanders Trucking during her 37 years in the business. She was a member of Northtowne Church of God, Sidney, and she loved serving the Lord. She enjoyed solving word search puzzles in her spare time.
Services are 7 p.m. Thursday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Tim Bartee officiating. Private family burial rites will be held.
Calling is 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to Northtowne Church of God.
Condolences may be sent to www.millerfuneralhomes.net.