Carolyn Sue (Ballard) Converse Upchurch

November 25, 1962 ‒ October 27, 2009

Marion formerly of Delaware, Ohio

Carolyn Sue (Ballard) Converse Upchurch, age 46 of Marion formerly of Delaware died unexpectedly at home Tuesday, October 27, 2009.

She was born on November 25, 1962 in Delaware and was a graduate of North Union High School in 1980. Carol worked in the food service industry, co-owning the Converse Family Kitchen at the Eagles Club as well as working for Ohio Wesleyan University.

A fan of Elvis, she treasured her grandchildren. She enjoyed games of all types and solving puzzles. She will be remembered for her loving and caring ways.

Survived by her mother: Ann Roush of Marion, children: Chasity Converse of Marion, Twins: Misty (Steven) Hetrick and Shawn Converse of Columbus, Richard Wilde of Delaware, Husband: Harold Upchurch, Grandchildren: Korey, Katelyn, Kenny, Christopher, Grandmother: Mary Clark of Delaware, sister: Chera Roush of Marion, brothers: Eddie (Debbie) Haller of Cardington, James (Kellie) Roush of Marion, 8 Aunts & Uncles, 10 Nieces & Nephews, 18 Cousins, former husband: Mike Converse, and close family friend: Danny Pelfrey.

She was preceded in death by her father: Larry Ballard, step-father: James Roush Sr., son: Michael Converse Jr., grandfather: Carlos Clark, aunt: Elsie McKenzie.

Friends may call Friday from 11:00 till 1:00 at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., Delaware, where services will follow at 1:00 p.m.

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