cmMUHLENBERG COUNTY, KY - Carolyn Ruth Menssen, 80 of Greenville, Ky. died Wednesday morning May 22, 2013 at 7:42 a.m. in the Muhlenberg community Hospital Greenville, Ky. after a short illness.  She was born January 14, 1933 in Peoria, IL and was a member of the Greenville United Methodist Church.  She owned  Jack and Jill Clothing Store and managed Sullivan’s Department  Store in Greenville. KY.  Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, husband Cleo Menssen in 1995, son  2nd LT. Douglas P. Menssen in 1973, son-in-law Joe Wilkins in 2012.

Memorial Services will be conduicted Saturday May 25, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. noon from Greenville United Methodist Church Greenville, KY by Rev. Greg Tate.

She is survived by
2 daughters Debbie Wilkins of Greenville, KY
Brenda (Tom Shield) Travis of Wichita, KS
5 grandchildren Thomas (Tiffany) Wilkins, Amber (Josh) Mitchell, Laura (Bryan) O’Neal, Abbey Lutz, Jayden Travis
3 great-grandchildren Talan Mitchell, Sam O’Neal, Langston Wilkins

Friends may call Saturday morning May 25, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Greenville United Methodist Church Greenville, KY. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Greenville United Methodist Church144 N main St. Greenville, KY 42345 envelopes available at the church.  Online condolences to the family can be made at www.garysfuneralhome.net

Posted on 2/2/14

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