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Carol Lynn (Whicker) Hockersmith

August 31, 1950 — December 18, 2023


 Carol Lynn (Whicker) Hockersmith, 73, passed away peacefully on December 18, 2023 at Bickford of Crawfordsville. She was born on August 31, 1950 in Crawfordsville to Vincent and Lola (Jones) Whicker. Carol married Terry Lee Hockersmith on June 7, 1985, spending 35 loving years together until his passing in 2020. 

 She graduated from Crawfordsville High School, Class of 1968 and graduated from Anderson University. She owned and operated C. Hockersmith Electric with her husband, Terry, for 25 years, retiring in 2009. Carol was a longtime member and Sunday School teacher of Harvest Fellowship. Carol volunteered for various local charities, including the Women's resource center. She enjoyed reading, gardening and traveling across the world including, Europe, Ireland, and Israel. In her younger years, Carol enjoyed skydiving with a group of friends throughout Indiana. She maintained a healthy lifestyle, continuing a workout routine throughout her life. Family was the most important thing to Carol, attending all of the grandchildren's sporting and school events. She will be remembered for her adventurous spirit, her deep devotion to Jesus and sharing the word of God with others.

 Carol and Terry raised their 5 children, Jennifer (Chris) Andel, Jamie (Paul) Greene, Brandi (Michael) Plant, Jeigh Hockersmith and Zach (Casey) Hockersmith. She is also survived by her 8 grandchildren, Blake, Devan, Riley, Jaxon, Sam, Trevor, Hudson and Camden; sister-in-law, Debbie (J.D.) Watson; and nephew, Paul (Celeste) Watson. She will also be greatly missed by several lifelong friends.

 Carol is predeceased by her parents; husband, Terry; brothers, Jerry Whicker and Michael Whicker. 

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Carol's memory to the Payton Kobel Scholarship Fund, c/o Montgomery County Community Foundation, PO Box 334, Crawfordsville, IN 47933 or Harvest Fellowship 1618 W 500 S, Crawfordsville, IN 47933. 

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 22, 2023 from 11:00am until the time of the service at 1:00 pm at Harvest Fellowship Church, 1618 W 500 S outside of Crawfordsville. Burial will follow at Indian Creek Hill Cemetery. Share memories and condolences at

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