Carolyn L. (Korbe) Bridgewater


Carolyn L. (Korbe) Bridgewater, 79, of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, while surrounded by her family following a brief illness.

She was born July 21, 1937, in Indianapolis, to Clarence and Alma (Pennington) Korbe.

A life-long resident of Indianapolis, Carolyn is a graduate of the former St. Mary Academy.

She was proud to retire from Ford Motor Co. in 1992, where she worked in human resources in hourly personnel for 36 years.

She was a member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Indianapolis.

Carolyn will be remembered for her loving spirit -– whether taking care of her family and friends, working with her plants and flowers or feeding the birds that frequented her yard.

She enjoyed reading and traveling the globe, with her favorite destination being Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to where she made many trips. She will be terribly missed by those whose lives she touched.

Carolyn is survived by one son, Frank (Lorrie) Bridgewater of Greenwood, one daughter, Michelle (Keith) Allee of Greenwood; and two loving grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband of 22 years, Frank Bridgewater Jr.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Bible Baptist Church, 1461 Sheek Road, Greenwood, with Pastor Todd Poynter officiating. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Cremation will follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Greenwood Bible Baptist Church.

Arrangements entrusted to Keller Mortuary Services of Lapel.

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