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Carolyn Jean Milby

June 14, 1954 — March 3, 2023


Carolyn Jean Milby, age 68, of Hardyville, passed away Friday, March 3, 2023 at her home. She was a native of Hart County and a member of Northtown United Baptist Church, where her grandfather, Elmore Rountree pastored for many years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. She loved spending time with her family.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, James Henry Milby; one sister, Linda Carol Bush; two brothers, Larry Bush and Danny Bush; her parents, Mavis Smith and Russell Bush; one grandchild, Jospeh Aaron Mathis Jr.

She is survived by five children, Belinda Estes (Cecil), James Kevin Milby (Tammy), William Thomas Milby (Brandie), Jamie Lynn Poynter (Trevor), and Greg Milby (Katie Porreca); 13 grandchildren, Justin Estes, Cody Estes, Kyle Milby, Chasity Milby, Zack Milby, Matt Milby, Alexis Milby, Ashton Milby, Colton Milby, Natalie Poynter, Hayley Poynter, Ethan Poynter, and Michael Crain; 10 great-grandchildren, Atley Estes, Alyssa Estes, Henry Estes, Skye Milby, Layla Milby, Marie Milby, Wrenley Howard, Bentley Crain, Kadence Crain, and Hudson Crain; one sister, Donna Morgan; one brother, Bobby Bush (Brandy).

Funeral services will be held at 3 PM on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 with burial to follow in the Cosby Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12-8 PM on Monday, March 6, 2023 at Winn Funeral Home and from 9 AM until time of service on Tuesday.

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