Obituary for Mrs. Carole L. Warford

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Mrs. Carole L. Warford

November 4, 1932 - December 26, 2018

Carole L. (Shearin) Warford, age 86, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, December 26, 2018 at Brown County Health & Living Community in Nashville. She was a resident of Nashville.

Carole was born November 4, 1932 in Indianapolis, to her parents, the late Frank Myron and Nannie Louise (Bourne) Shearin. She was a 1951 graduate of Southport High School and went on to marry Melvin “Mel” Warford in June of 1951 in Indianapolis. He preceded her in death on December 12, 2011 after 60 devoted years of marriage.

Carole was also preceded in death by siblings, Dorothy Marsh, Sarah Rabel, Gus, Carl and Owen Shearin; and a great grandson, Samuel Asher Borisuk.

She is survived by her sons, Ron (Pam) Warford and Randy (Lori) Warford both of Nashville; siblings, JoAnn (Don) Mills and Charles (Wilma) Shearin both of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Gwen Warford, Vanessa (Robbie) Wilkerson, Abbey (Michael) Wray, Caleb (Danielle) Harrison, Ashton (Seth) Wintergerst, Jordan (Nik) Borisuk, Morgan (Thomas) Yaste, Justice Warford, Liberty Warford,Ella Warford, Colton Warford, and; great grandchildren, Isaac and Blake Fleetwood, Gemma and Blaine Harrison, Alice Austin, Eliza Jane and Waylon Wintergerst.

Carole retired in 2000 as the office manager for Warford Silgas in Brown County after more than 50     years of service. Prior to that, she held the same position with S.S. Kresge in Indianapolis. Carole was a longtime Precinct Committeeman for the Democratic Party of Jackson Township.

She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Carole enjoyed traveling, going on cruises, playing Bingo, cards and going to shows at the Little Nashville Opry.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from noon until service time on Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Carole to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675-8517.

Condolences may be sent to the Warford family at

Information: (812) 597-4670




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Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, December 30, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Sunday, December 30, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Cemetery Information

Date: Sunday, December 30, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm

East Hill Cemetery


, Morgantown, ,

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Born: November 4, 1932
Died: December 26, 2018

Condolences for Mrs. Carole L. Warford

William Dunham and Family posted on 1/3/19

Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to all of the Warford Family. God's Speed. Take care of you!!!! The Dunham's


Tonia Bowling posted on 12/27/18

Your family Is in my prayers, she was an amazing lady, one I enjoyed taking care of..She has taught me so much over the you Carole..


Lisa Leech posted on 12/27/18

I'm so sorry to hear about Carole! I loved her dearly! She was a great lady!


Shari Allison posted on 12/27/18

Dear Warford Family, Ron and Randy, I am so sorry to her about your Mom, Carole. You guys have been so kind to me about my mother. I can only hope that the Lord we walk with during this hard time. We all know she is in a better place. Bless you The Allison and Riley Families


Dawn Snider posted on 12/27/18

I am sorry to hear this. Carole always treated me wonderful as a young girl growing up. My sympathy to her family.