Funeral services for Carolyn Lancaster, 67, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, with Joseph Girdley officiating.
She was born the daughter of Raymond Girdley and Beatrice Hart Girdley, on December 15, 1948 in West Plains, Missouri and died June 16, 2016 in West Plains, Missouri.
She was united in marriage June 16, 1969 in West Plains, Missouri to Michael Lancaster, who preceded her in death December 9, 2014.
She is survived by two children, Michael Lancaster and his wife Sarah, Pottersville, Missouri, and Heather Arvidson and her husband Walter, West Plains; ten grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Bradford and Royce Girdley.
She loved her gardening and spending time with her family. She enjoyed playing checker and cards with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed going to Rodeos, especially the bull riding. She was employed with the Family Service Office in West Plains for over twenty-five years.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Missouri Kidney Association and can be left at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.
Burial will be in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, Howell County, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.