A funeral service celebrating the life of Carolyn Sue Hayden, age 77, of Newark, were held March 15, 2020, at Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral Home. Carolyn was born August 1, 1942 in Athens County, Ohio, to the late William C., Sr. and Alice J. (Mitchell) Mulford. She passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Altercare Newark North.
Carolyn was graduate of Ames-Bern High School in Amesville, Ohio. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, feeding the birds and crossword puzzles. She loved animals, especially her dogs, and collected elephants.
She is survived by four children, Jerri (Neil) Walpole of Newark, William (Rebecca) Shafer of Newark, Chad (Tammy) Shafer of Hebron and Bobbi Jo (William) Ulmer of Glenford; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Ann Marquis of Stockport and Linda (Charlie) Maynard of Hillsboro; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Hayden, Sr., on December 17, 2001; three children, Traci Mitchell, David R. “Robbie” Shafer and Kristi L. Hayden; and two brothers, David Mulford and William Mulford, Jr.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio.
Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral Home is honored to care for Carolyn and her family.