Carolyn Ann Risinger, passed away peacefully on November 24, 2023, in Forney, TX. She was born on June 18, 1943, in Shreveport, LA. Carolyn's selfless nature shone through her actions as she always prioritized the needs of others over her own.
From an early age, Carolyn showcased an unwavering commitment to helping those around her. She possessed a heart full of compassion and willingly sacrificed her own needs to ensure the well-being of others. Carolyn's acts of kindness ranged from making personal sacrifices to provide for the less fortunate to offering a listening ear and comforting presence when someone needed solace. Her generosity knew no bounds.
One aspect of Carolyn's life that brought her great joy was shopping at QVC. It was a cherished hobby that offered her an opportunity to find delightful treasures while perhaps indulging in a little retail therapy as well. The excitement she felt when watching QVC was contagious, and it became a special part of her life.
Carolyn fought a brave battle against cancer for twenty years. Throughout this challenging journey, she faced each day with unwavering strength and determination. Her resilience inspired all who knew her and served as a reminder of the power of hope and positivity even in the face of adversity.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert Ross and Lillie Snow, as well as her sister Marcy Ross and brother James Ross.
Carolyn leaves behind a loving family who will forever hold her dear in their hearts. Her husband of 67 years, John Risinger, stood by Carolyn's side through life's joys and challenges. John said that God threw away the mold when He made her, their bond was unbreakable. Her son John David Risinger and daughter-in-law Glenda Risinger, daughter Courtney Risinger Hill and son-in-law Jeremy Hill, grandchildren, John Jacob Risinger and Valyrie Risinger.
In addition to her immediate family, Carolyn leaves behind her sister Linda Oar, brothers Roy Jean Ross and other family members. Their shared experiences created lifelong bonds that brought comfort during both joyful occasions and times of sorrow.
Though she may no longer be with us in person, Carolyn's spirit will continue to live on in the hearts of those who loved her. She will be greatly missed but never forgotten.