Carolyn Elizabeth Lama
November 30, 1936 ‒ May 03, 2021
Carolyn Elizabeth (Hurtt) Lama, age 84, of Sunbury, died peacefully on Monday, May 3, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Born November 30, 1936 in Washington Court House, Ohio to the late Robert N. Hurtt, Sr. and Oma I. (Ferrin) Hurtt. Also preceded in death by her sister, Kay Cook; and the father of her children, Johnny J. Lama, Sr.
Carolyn enjoyed gardening, knitting, painting and was a certified ceramics teacher. She also enjoyed hunting with bow and arrow, having hunted bear in Canada and a Mountain Lion in Colorado, she also once held the record for the largest Gar ever taken with a bow and arrow. As a member of the Westerville Seniors Travel Club she was able to visit most of the United States and Europe.
Carolyn is survived by daughters, Tina Lama of Sunbury, Tanna (Mark) Kaniecki of Centerburg; sons, Joe Lama of Sunbury and Johnny II (Laurie) Lama of Croton; brother and best-friend, Bob (JoAnn) Hurtt; grandchildren, Johnny Lama III, Erica Johnson, Preslee Lama, Brayden Lama and Mason Finley; great-grandchildren, Addelyn, Aubrynn and Vivian.
A private family only service is planned.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8517 or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0552 in Carolyn’s memory.
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