Mrs. Carolyn Ann Gresham, age 70, of Rome, GA, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2023, at her residence surrounded by her family.

                Mrs. Gresham was born in Rome, GA, on December 15, 1952, daughter of the late Charles Monroe Sutherland and the late Cathryn Genevia Davenport Sutherland.  She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Kindel Glen Gresham, and by a son, Charles “Ken” Gresham. Mrs. Gresham was a graduate of East Rome High School and went on to complete her Cosmetology degree.  She was self-employed all her life, owning numerous properties and other business ventures.  Mrs. Gresham loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved playing games with the kids and was known to play a mean game of kickball.  Mrs. Gresham enjoyed traveling but preferred day trips so she could be back in her own bed. She was a member of East Rome Baptist Church.

                Survivors include her son, Chris Gresham (Tabitha), Rome; daughter-in-law, Kim Wright Gresham, Silver Creek; 8 grandchildren, Krista Gresham, Katie Casey (Preston), Kelcey Wright (Jake), Destiny Gresham (Gage), Drew Gresham, Chase Gresham, Kinsley Gresham and Colton Gresham; 4 great-grandchildren, Emmy Dover, Eastyn Bragg, Camden Potts and Kindel Casey; 2 siblings, Ronnie Plemmons (Diane) and Cheryl Crumley; her nephew, Alan Crumley.

                Funeral services will be held at 2pm on Thursday, October 19, 2023, in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Mike Davenport and the Rev. Rayford Davenport officiating. Interment will follow in Floyd Memory Gardens.

                The family will receive friends on Thursday from 12pm until service time at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.

                Pallbearers are to assemble by 1:30pm on Thursday at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, and include: active, Drew Gresham, Chase Gresham, Preston Casey, Austin Potts, Jake Pilgrim and Gage Presley; honorary, Colton Gresham, Eastyn Bragg, Camden Potts and Alan Crumley   

                Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of funeral arrangements.