She married Tommy Sutherland, December 13, 2005 in Gober, Texas at Gober Baptist Church. She loved to cook, eat out with her family, go fishing with her husband, checking feeders and game cameras, check on the cows, especially the calves and spending time or talking with her grandchildren.
Carolyn is survived by her husband, Tommy, children Jeffrey Wesner, Terry Sutherland, Trista Sutherland and grandchildren: Liddia, Mattie, Sebastian, Alexander, Caleb, Brianna, Tristan, and Lucas. She is also survived by her mother Kathryn Marks, and her siblings: Richard Shafer, Georgeanna Wilson and Steve Shafer. She was preceded in death by her father.
There will be a memorial service at a later date.