Carolyn May Grubbs, 93, of Battle Creek, passed away Monday, August 10, 2020. She was born March 16, 1927 in St. Louis, MO the daughter of Burgess and Lauretta (Ray) Grubbs, Sr. Carolyn graduated from Ritenour High School in Overland, MO and continued her education at Union College in Lincoln NE receiving her Bachelor Degree and her Master’s Degree through WMU. She taught education for 45 plus years before her retirement. Carolyn was a member of Urbandale Seventh Day Adventist Church and volunteered countless hours at Neighbor to Neighbor. She poured her heart and soul in to teaching and community service projects. She had a giving heart and will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her siblings, Jim (Ginny) Grubbs, Harry (Jan) Grubbs, Burgess (Velda) Grubbs, Jr., Charles Grubbs, and Sue Perkins; 22 loved nieces and nephews; and a host of great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Eleanor (Tom) Umek and Robert (Mariel) Grubbs; sister-in-law, Kathy Grubbs; brother-in-law, Don Perkins; and nephew, Curtis Grubbs.
Visitation will be held Thursday, August 13th from 6:00-8:00 PM at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11:00 AM at Greenpond Cemetery in Pearl, IL. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. (269)965-5145. www.bachmanhebble.com