Carolyn Ulmer, 70, died on May 20, 2019, at her residence in Lima.
She was born on May 12, 1949, in Heidelberg, Miss., to Reynolds and Emily (Parker) Ulmer; both parents preceded her in death. She was previously married to William Paul Shobe Jr. in 1970 and to that union 2 children were born.
Ms. Ulmer retired as a Community Service Advisor for the City of Dayton after 30 years of service. She also worked at Central State and Wright State as a financial aid officer. She loved reading, flowers and gardening. She loved to sew and her clothes looked like they came from a store. She loved music, especially Marvin Gaye, Lou Rawls and Jerry Butler, but her favorite song was “How Great Thou Art.” Carolyn loved to drive and sometimes just a little too fast.
She leaves to cherish her precious memory; a son; David J. Shobe (Daniela J.) of Coral Springs, Florida. 5 grandchildren; Jared, Ezra, Nehemiah, Caleb and Christiana. 2 brothers; Isaac Ulmer (Patricia) of Lima. Timothy Ulmer (Melanie) of Mt. Holy, NJ. 5 sisters; Margaret Pryor of Louisville, KY. Agnes Felton, Virgie Ulmer, Maxine Collins and Velma Chitman all of Lima. An uncle; Jack Ulmer in Taylorsville, MS and an aunt; Elizabeth McDaniel of New Orleans, LA. Best friends; Ruth Glover, Melody Smith and Irma Jean Turner. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death a daughter; Melanie Goeseke, a brother; Isreal Ulmer and a sister; Lillie Johnson.
A gathering will be held at Gardendale Church of God, June 15, 2019, from 1–5 p.m. with remembrances from 2–3:30 p.m.