Carolyn Parmerlee

December 13th

SYRACUSE, IN. Carolyn L. (Warner) Parmerlee, 89, died on December 11th. The
daughter of Boyd and Althea (Sausaman) Warner, she was born August 26th, 1930 in
rural North Manchester, IN and attended North Manchester schools and Manchester
College. Friends knew Carolyn as an excellent piano player, which she started at age
On October 28th, 1951, Carolyn married C. Carroll Parmerlee (deceased 1998) and in
the mid-1950’s they moved to Muncie. For many years, she played piano for Muncie
Cotillion and was a member of Tri-Kappa sorority and the First Presbyterian Church
where she sang in the choir. In 1978, the Parmerlee’s moved to Syracuse where they
had a home on Lake Wawasee. Carolyn enjoyed cooking and gardening. Later in life,
Carolyn was a real estate agent, professional model and a bridal consultant.
Surviving are three sons; David of Indianapolis, Stephen (wife Laura) of Muncie and
Douglas (wife Cathy) of Wayland, MI; and four grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister
Linda Odell (husband Bill) of Sturgis, MI.
Services will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 1 PM at the Eastlund Funeral Home

with calling 2 hours prior from 11-1 followed by a private burial.

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