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OWENTON, Ky.—Carolyn Giles Marksberry, 55, of Owenton, died Friday, May 18, 2012, at the University of Ky. Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 23 at 1 p.m. at McDonald & New Funeral Home, Main Street in Owenton at 1 p.m. with Bro. David “Milkweed” Wotier presiding.
Born November 28, 1956, in Owenton, she was the daughter of the late Garrett L. Giles and preceded in death by her husband, Nelson Wayne Marksberry and her brother, David Lynn Giles.
Carolyn had worked in the restaurant business all her life and had owned many restaurants, including, Scoopy Doo and Lakeview in Owenton, The Churchill in Carrollton, and Bun Boy and C.E’s Place in Warsaw. She was a member of the Paint Lick Baptist Church.
Survivors include her mother and step-father, Liddie “Granny” and James Jackson of New Liberty; her sons, Garrett (Cindy) Giles, Jeremy (Kristen) Shields of Owenton and Joshua (Kathy) Shields of Ghent; her daughter, Paula Creech; four step daughters, Kim Walls of Pennsylvania, Terri (Mike) Crowe of Ft. Mitchell, Melissa (Jay) Meyers of Elsmere; and Shannon (Mike) Ginn of Owenton; three sisters, Lydia Hansen, Nanny Jump and Sandy Courtney all of Owenton; four grandchildren, Jensen Shields, Brandon Webster, Steven and Sterling Hammond; a great grandchild, A.J. Webster; and several nieces and nephews.