January 6, 2013

Carol J. Wall

— Carol J. Wall, 78, Logansport, passed away at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis surrounded by her family and friends.

Born on Nov. 22, 1934, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late Harold “Wilmer” and Hazel (Malott) Turnpaugh.

She was a member of Cross Wind United Methodist Church and a member of the Triple S group at the church. She enjoyed her church family and friends. Carol graduated from Logansport High School in 1952 and attended Purdue University.

She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary 60 and the V.F.W. Ladies Aux. Carol formerly was employed at Bol-Lan Construction for 13 years and she had been a bartender at the American Legion for 15 years. Currently she worked part time at D&J Liquors.

She spent her time reading and enjoying her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Carol also enjoyed sewing and crafts. The Colts, Pacers and Purdue Boilermakers were her favorite teams and she could be found watching these events and rallying behind her favorites. She loved working at her job, talking with customers and friends.

Survivors include her companion, Ed Costello, Logansport; her children, Karin Hollenback and husband Dale, Wabash, and Christopher “James” Gwin, Logansport; grandchildren, Trevor Landrum, Brianna Landrum, Gabe Petersen, Tracy Gwin, Michael Gwin and Daniel Murray.  She is also survived by six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband, Merle “Dean” Wall, one daughter, Karla Murray, and one brother, William Laymon.

A celebration of her life will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Cross Wind United Methodist Church with Pastor George Plasterer officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cross Wind United Methodist Church.

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