PRINCETON — Carol E. Linxwiler, 85, of Princeton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 at home.

She was born July 2, 1936 in Princeton to Alvin and Locie (Smith) Jarvis. In her youth, Carol and her sister Naomi would walk all over town to attend several churches. Carol came to know the Lord at the young age of 10 and enjoyed singing in church with Naomi. They were even heard on the radio singing “His Eyes are on the Sparrow.” Carol was a devout Christian her whole life and married the love of her life Bobby Linxwiler on April 22, 1977. They were blessed with 25 years together before his passing in 2002. Carol taught her family how important it was to follow God but most of all she showed her family what being a vessel of love looked like. She was loved by her family dearly and will be missed beyond measure.

Carol is survived by her children, Dale Young (Lisa) of Princeton, Dennis Young of Petersburg, Randy Young of Princeton, Sandra Boling (Mark) of Mt. Olympus and Kristina Harper (Walter Estie) of Owensville; grandchildren, Shannon, Jason, Brandy, Jerome, Kimberly, Cristy, Shaina, Britnie, Alex and Rachel; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Virginia Houchins; and several nieces and nephews including one special niece, Beverly Sue Kelly.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and siblings, Martha Morris, Naomi Jarvis, Gilbert Jarvis and Harvey Jarvis.

The family extends special thanks to the healthcare workers and sitters who gave such good care to Carol, especially Edna Hutton and Debbie Hale and Southern Care Hospice.

Funeral service is at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton officiated by Pastor Joe Henson. Interment will follow at Oddfellows Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The funeral service will be streamed on the funeral home Facebook page Saturday at 1 p.m., www.facebook.com/ColvinFuneralHomes.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Alzheimer’s Association located at 50 East 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Online condolences can be given online at www.colvinfuneralhome.com. Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Linxwiler family.

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