Darlene Sue Carmichael


Darlene Sue Carmichael, 59, of Columbus, entered eternal life at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at Willow Crossing Health and Rehab.

Darlene was born June 16, 1956, in Columbus, Indiana the daughter of the late Alfred Wayne and Mary Catherine Hornback Carmichael.

She was a 1974 graduate of Columbus East High School and retired after 32 years from Arvin Industries Walesboro Plant.

Darlene was a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Columbus. She was a devoted and loving aunt.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, at Memorial Baptist Church, 2320 Seventh St., Columbus, with Pastor Don Humphrey and Pastor Scott Murphy officiating.

A Gathering of Friends and Family will follow the service in the Fellowship Hall of the church.

A private inurnment will be at a later date at Garland Brook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the funeral home.

Online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.myers-reed.com.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Myers-Reed Chapel.

Darlene is survived by three sisters, Alice Lamb and Ann (Mark) Fisher both of Columbus and Mary Jo Smith of Tucson, Arizona; four nephews, Jason (Camilla) Lamb of Edinburgh, Indiana, Joshua Murry (Angela) Lamb of Chicago, Ryan (Ashleigh) Fisher and Ethan (Danielle VanGorden) Fisher both of Columbus; a niece, Kathryn Gail Smith of Tucson; four great-nephews, Corin Edward and Warner Harrison Fisher, Caleb Lok Chuen Lamb and Caleb Noel Smith; and two great-nieces, Hannah Carleen Lamb and Allison Brianna Smith.

Along with her parents, Darlene was also preceded in death by a brother, James Murry Carmichael.