Carolyn Joan Gauntt

Carolyn Joan Gauntt, 68, of Mt. Vernon, TX, passed away on September 6, 2018 with her family by her side. She was born on July 13, 1950 in Pittsburg, TX to Lloyd & Iva Lee (Burleson) Gauntt.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Talco and previously worked for the Mt. Pleasant Daily Tribune.

She is survived by her daughter & son-in-law, Heather & Anthony Crafts; daughter, Emma Katherine Carpenter; daughter-in-law, Crystal Ross; grandchildren & spouses, Zachery & Alanah Carpenter, Kerri & Rob Holland, Stormy & Cody Welch, Sydney & Lawrence Mercer, Joseph Edge, Dakota & Kaylee Ross; great grandchildren, Braxton Holland & Easton Ross; sister, Thelma Gauntt.

She was preceded in death by her son, Samuel Lloyd Ross and her parents.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the Bates Cooper Sloan Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 8, 2018 in the Talco City Cemetery.

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Mount Pleasant TX 75456