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Carolyn Reid Dowdy Lachot

May 15, 1935 to May 15, 2018

Carolyn Reid Dowdy Lachot, 83, of Morganton died Tuesday, May 15, 2018.  Born in Lee County, NC on May 15, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Lemuel Stroude Dowdy and Bertha Wade Holland Dowdy.  Carolyn was a member of First Baptist Church.  She enjoyed her time with garden and book clubs.

Mrs. Lachot is survived by her husband, W.H. “Bill” Lachot of the home; children, Kenneth (Catharine) Corn of Morganton, Barry (Denise) Corn of Morganton, Phillip Corn of Raleigh, NC, and Sharon Gootman of Pinehurst, NC; 13 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by a son, Robert Corn; and 2 sisters, Betty Evans and Ann Ferraro.

The memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 19, 2018 at First Baptist Church with Dr. Thomas A. Bland, Jr. officiating.  The family will receive friends at the church following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH  45250-0301 or to First Baptist Church Missions, P.O. Box 459, Morganton, NC 28680.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Service: May 19, 2018
1 p.m.

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