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Carole Lavone Hood

May 7, 1940 — September 12, 2022

Seymour, formerly of Shelby County

Carole Lavone Hood


Carole Lavone Hood, 82, of Seymour, formerly of Shelby County, passed away Monday, September 12, 2022, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.

She was born May 7, 1940, in Shelbyville, the daughter of William Weaver and Vivian (Kendall) Fuchs.

Carole is survived by her daughters Sharon Baker and husband, Stan, of Crestview, Florida, and Kendra Michelle Phares and husband, Jeremy, of Seymour; son, William “Billy” Kirkpatrick of Pendleton; brothers, James Fuchs and wife, Kathy, of Fairland, and Doug Weaver of Arlington, Virginia; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Tony Kirkpatrick; sister, Debbie Matthews; brother, Danny Weaver; and daughter-in-law, Teresa Kirkpatrick.

Carole graduated in 1958 from Shelbyville High School.

She formerly worked as a seamstress in Georgia for Levi, and was a server and later the historian at the Moose Lodge No. 2118 in Shelbyville.

Carole was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Moose Lodge Auxiliary.

She enjoyed crafting, making jewelry, crocheting, cooking and chatting with friends.

Carole also leaves behind her dog, Gigi.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, September 16, 2022, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville, with a remembrance program at 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Children’s Hospital, 500 N. Meridian St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204.

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