She is a Johnson City native and the daughter of the late Elbert and Erma Estep Kilby.
Carolyn was a Science Hill Graduate of 1945, a member of Otterbein U.M.C. and Jonesborough Eastern Star.
Carolyn is preceded in death by her husband Paul Douglas Hodge; daughters Becky Phillips and Sharon Caldwell; and several brothers and sisters.
Left behind to cherish her memory is a daughter, Beverly Bendrick, Richmond, VA; 2 sons Douglas Paul Hodge Jr., Navarre, FL and Timothy Hodge, Johnson City; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.
The graveside service for Carolyn will be at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Monte Vista Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30-1:30 P.M. at Appalachian Funeral Home.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.appfh.net
Appalachian Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 800 E. Watauga Ave. Johnson City, is serving the Hodge family. (928-6111)