Carolyn M.M. Doxsee was well known for her community, church work
Carolyn Marie Miller Doxsee, 70, of North Vernon died Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, January 15, 2018, at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Rev. Jerry Byrd officiated. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery. A Rosary service was conducted Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service.
Mrs. Doxsee was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church where she helped establish the Youth House and was one of the first directors of the Living Way of the Cross which she directed for more than 20 years. She had participated in many aspects of local theatre with the Jennings County Players and received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005. She was a member of the Pro-Life committee and participated in two pro-life marches in Washington, D.C. as well as volunteering for St. Vincent DePaul. Mrs. Doxsee was a CASA (Court Appointed Child Advocate), foster parent, foreign exchange student host, childcare giver, and stand-in grandparent for children in need on Grandparents Day at St. Mary School. She had most recently started Come to the Table, whose mission it was to feed the needy of Jennings County.
Born in Denver, Colorado, July 26, 1947, Mrs. Doxsee was the daughter of Julia Clements and Henry Miller. She married Ron Doxsee July 2, 1966 and he survives.
In addition to her husband, survivors include children, King (Brenda) Doxsee of Indianapolis, Drew (Laura) Doxsee of Brookfield, Wisconsin, and Lisa Doxsee of Cincinnati, Ohio; grandchildren Luke, Alex, Moira, and Brooke Doxsee; and siblings, Richard "Rick" (Rosemary) Miller of Colorado and Shirley (Mike) Wheeler of North Carolina.
Memorials can be made to the charity of your choice in her name or to one of her favorite charities, Come to the Table, Inc., St. Mary's Church, Society for St. Vincent DePaul, Gibault School, Jennings County Players or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.