Carolyn Mann Ronk, originally from Brownsville, TN, and a resident of Alamo, TN for most of her life, passed away peacefully on October 31, 2021 at the age of 83 after a brief illness.
Carolyn was an active member of First Baptist Church in Alamo where she showed her love for the Lord by her many acts of service. She taught Sunday school for years, arranged beautiful bouquets of flowers from her garden for the altar, and tended the flower beds and urns that have graced the grounds of both the former and current locations of the church. She also served as a Volunteer at the Kirkland Cancer Center as her warm smile brought comfort to many in a time of crisis. She was a member of the Nancy Harper Sunday School Class, the WMU and the Twentieth Century Club.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Margaret Mann and her husband, Samuel Lee Ronk. She is survived by her children, Samuel Lee Ronk, Jr. and wife Susan, Margaret Ronk Neil and husband Steven, Carlton Read Ronk and wife Marcy. Her sisters, Peggy Korn and husband Nick, Betsy Thornton and husband Robert Earl, Blanche McMullen and husband Randy. Her grandchildren Samuel Lee Ronk, III and wife Leah, Joseph Brandon Ronk, Margaret Stokely Jenkins and husband Drake, Mary Carolyn Layne and husband Matt, John Carlton Neil, Griffin Read Ronk and Larae Rivers Ronk. Her Great Grandchildren Asher Ronk, Wade Ronk, Lakynn Jenkins and Sadie Jenkins.
Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church in Alamo on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 1PM with a Memorial Service at 2PM. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made to First Baptist Church, Alamo, TN or to a charity of your choice.