Carol Joan Herrington, age 84, of Spencer, passed away peacefully at 1:58 pm on Friday, December 4, 2020, at . She was born in Spencer, IN on November 1, 1936, the daughter of Clayton & Nellie (Hassler) Winders.
Carol was a graduate of Spencer High School. She worked at Midland Press in Spencer, and General Electric in Bloomington.
Carol was a life-long member of the Spencer First Baptist Church. She also belonged to the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary of Spencer. She enjoyed volunteering with Owen County Humane Society, and enjoyed her work with the Tivoli Theatre. She was a huge fan and supporter of youth, junior high, and high school sports. She was one of the founders of the Owen County Youth Softball League and enjoyed coaching. Carol was a girl scout leader, and was an advocate of the American Cancer Society.
She is survived by son, Roger D. (Cindy) Herrington of Spencer, two daughters, Candy D. Herrington of Berlin, MA and Karen A. (Brett) Evans of Spencer, eight grandchildren, Bryan (Marissa) Herrington, Alexis (Ethan) Wood, Brock Evans, Erica (Chad) Lee, Kendra (Jason) Applegate, Katelyn (Kyle) Jennings, Kirstin (Adam Stahl) Evans, and Mackenzie (Dalton) Vest, great-grandchildren, Kendall, Corbin, Addy, Piper, Boston, Knox, Owen, Grant, Leo, Macy, Rudy, Quinn, Blake, Austin, and one due in April.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James M. Herrington on Aug. 22, 2003, two sisters, Leora Zikes and Betty Weidner, and two brothers, Charles and Gale Winders .
Carol’s love of Owen County, her dear friends, and family was so big that arrangements will be kept private to protect us all from one another during this sad time of COVID. Private family services will be held at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, with Rev. John Winders officiating. Burial follow at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.
Private family visitation will be held prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Owen County Humane Society through the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.westparrishpedigo.com.