Born June 18, 1925, in Lynchburg, Ohio, daughter of Archibald and Pearl Hart, she was a 1943 graduate of Lynchburg High School, and went on to business school in Hillsboro, Ohio. She was later employed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.
On June 24, 1948, she married Richard Parks Davison at Fairview Church of Christ in Hillsboro. He preceded her in death on July 11, 2006. This union brought forth four children. For over 58 years, Carolyn served the Lord full time in her capacity as a minister's wife and mother, and serving various churches in many states. Among those states were South Dakota, Ohio, Nebraska, Illinois, Missouri and Mississippi. She later attended Stokelan Drive Christian Church in Malden.
Survivors include one son, Richard Lee Davison, of San Diego, Calif.; three daughters, Jennifer Parks, of Peyton, Ohio, Alice Miller and husband, Sid, of Risco, Mo., and Candi Maddox, of Malden; one sister, Joye Newkirk, of Wilmington, Ohio, and six grandchildren, Alexas Marbury, Kristi Westergard and husband, Jeff, Ryan Thompson, Lindsay Moore and husband, Zachary, Lacey Winchester and her husband, Tommy and Cassidy Maddox. She was blessed with several great-grandchildren. Among those are Brandon, Brianna and Kenzie Westergard, Mackenzie Moore, Cymber Arnold, and Camille, Bree and Isaac Winchester.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, Archibald and Pearl Hart Pulse; her stepfather, Herbert Pulse; sisters, Hazel Frost, Nina Lovarco, Faye Doty, Elizabeth Ellison and Lillian Stacey; brothers, James, Lowell and Harold Hart; a step-brother, John Pulse, and a son-in-law, John Maddox.
Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 24, at Landess Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 24, at Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden with James Powell officiating.