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She loved her nieces and nephews, taking care of clients Carolyn Sue Ousley, daughter of James A. Medlock and Rheba (Carson) Medlock, was born Sept. 6, 1962 in Springfield, and departed this life Oct. 21, 2007 at the age of 45 years l month and 15 days.
Carolyn was a resident of Rockaway Beach for the past year moving there from Ava. Carolyn was employed with Brook Care for nine years. On Nov. 13, 2000, Carolyn and Bruce Ousley were united in marriage at the First General Baptist Church in Ava.
Carolyn loved her nieces and nephews and taking care of her clients. She enjoyed music shows, reading, and her animals.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her father, James A. Medlock and one brother, Jimmy Medlock.
She is survived by her mother and step-father, Rheba and Gene Pool, Ava; two half brothers and their spouses, Roger and Bev Johnson, and Bill and Debbie Johnson, all of Ava; her husband, Bruce Ousley, Branson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services for Carolyn will be at 10 a.m. today (Thursday, Oct. 25), in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, with the Rev. Robert Roberts officiating. Interment will follow in the Ava Cemetery. Visitation was held from 7 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home. The family requests memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneralhome. com.