Mrs. Thomas died at 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on June 24, 1943, in Caldwell County to the late, Otho Storms and Neva Susan “Johnnie” Kingrey Storms.
Carolyn was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and was a ward clerk at Caldwell County Hospital.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Jim Storms; and two sisters, Evangeline Wilson and Betty Slaybaugh.
She is survived by her husband, William Kenneth “Kenny” Thomas of Princeton; four brothers, Buddy Storms (and wife Lucy) of Caldwell County, Doug Storms (and wife Delores) of Princeton, Mike Riddle (and wife Shanna) of Caldwell County, Chuck Riddle (and wife Becky) of Christian County; two sisters, Neva Riddle and Paulette Bloodworth, both of Princeton; one son, Jeff Thomas (and friend Cherie Phillips) of Caldwell County; two daughters, Marlene Thorpe (and husband Orman) of Caldwell County and Susan Wyatt (and husband Jason) of Princeton; one step-son, Dink Thomas of Princeton; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.