Carolyn J. Garrigus


Carolyn J. Garrigus, 86, of Clarksville, TN passed away on Friday, November 10, 2023 at her residence surrounded by family. Carolyn was born April 6, 1937 in Brazil, Indiana to the late Frank and Irene Cooper.

Carolyn worked many years and retired from Jostens. In her earlier years prior to Jostens, she worked as a cashier at “Foodtown” in St. B where she met many people in her community. Carolyn was a loving wife, mother, and memaw to her family.

Carolyn is survived by her loving husband of 68 years; Lowell “Pops” Garrigus, daughters; Marla (Gary) Norris, Felicia (Ronnie) Face, grandchildren, Megan (DJ Dallas) Face, Preston (Tawny) Face, Griffin (Lynda) Norris, Logan (Caitlin) Face, great-grandchildren; Kyley Sykes, Dj Dallas III, Alexis Dallas, Olivia Face and a host of many other family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Carolyn is preceded in death by her loving daughter; Zona Rae Garrigus, sister; Phyllis James, brothers; Larry Cooper and Bruce Cooper.

There are no public services at this time.

Final arrangements entrusted to Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 335 Franklin St. Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone: 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by visiting