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“Tommy and Sheila so sorry to about Carolyn's passing but know she is in a better place. God bless you and your families during this trying time. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Joe and Elizabeth Gregory - Waddy, KY

“One of the hardest working women I know, Always dressed to a tee, Very friendly and always spoke her mind. I loved her! ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Judy Soderling - Central City, KY

“Tommy I am so sorry to hear about carolyns passing I loved her so much she was a great lady ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Vicki Hayden - Philpot, KY

“Loved Carolyn she was wonderful Christian lady! ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kim Melton - Central City, KY

“Sheila and Wayne and families and Tommy and Judy and families, I was so sorry to read of Carolyn's death. She was a good lady and always a friend to...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Bennie Laster - Mt Washington, KY

“So sorry for your loss. Carolyn was a wonderful lady. I remember her giving me candy when my mom and I went to the grocery store in Cleaton. ...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Patricia Devine - Central City, KY

“So sorry for your loss. Carolyn was a wonderful lady. I remember her giving me candy when my mom and I went to the grocery store in Cleaton. ...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Patricia Devine - Central City, KY


CENTRAL CITY – Carolyn Gaston, 95, of Central City, passed from this life on Sunday, April 12, 2020, at Greenville Nursing and Rehab. She was born to Homer and Opal Burden on February 2, 1925. Carolyn was a loving wife and mother. She became a member of the Central City Church of Christ in 1945. She and her husband were baptized in the Green River. During her life, she shared her wealth and Biblical knowledge with all she came in contact with. She taught Sunday School for 60 years, conducted home Bible studies, participated in world Bible School, and all church activities. She was a postal clerk at the Cleaton Post Office and she and Tom operated a grocery store in Cleaton for 10 years. She cooked for grades 1-8 at Bevier-Cleaton School for 8 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Gaston; parents Homer and Opal Burden; brother Neil Burden; and grandson Kirk Gaston.

She is survived by her son, Tommy (Judy) Gaston of Central City; daughter Sheila (Wayne) Crist of Central City; grandchildren Dr. Troy (Jamie) Crist of Madisonville, Dr. Todd (Debra) Crist of Bremen, Wendy (Al) Ray of Columbia, TN, and Amy (Clarence) Castile of Central City; great-grandchildren Sommer (Ben) Bell of Madisonville, Chandler and Chloe Crist of Madisonville, Jake Ray of Knoxville, TN, Sarah (Evan) Warnick of Benton, and Brad Gaston of Davenport, Iowa; and great-great-grandsons Easton and Owen Bell of Madisonville.

In compliance with health and public safety directives, the funeral arrangements for Mrs. Gaston will be private for immediate family only, with private burial. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Alzheimer's Association or American Red Cross. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.