Carolyn Linton, 84, passed away peacefully on June 6, 2023, in Southlake, TX, on her 65th wedding anniversary.
Carolyn Linton was born on July 27, 1938, in Houston, TX, to Harris Forsyth and Helen Goss. Carolyn graduated from R.L. Paschal High School in Fort Worth in 1956 and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth. She started her career as a middle school science teacher and worked in both the Fort Worth and Crowley Independent School Districts. While working at the Fort Worth Public Library during college, she made the front page of the Star-Telegram showcasing the new library cards.
Carolyn married Ernest Linton in Fort Worth on June 6, 1958. The couple had 2 children, Donna Werpney, of Keller, and Steve Linton, of San Diego, CA.
Carolyn was best known for giving her time to her church as an elder, a member of several lay committees, and a choir/bell choir member. She enjoyed being a docent for the Bass Hall, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, as well as tutoring students in math and science. During retirement she traveled the globe with her friends.
Carolyn is survived by her daughter, Donna Werpney and husband Mark of Keller, TX; son, Steve Linton and wife Angelica of San Diego, CA; brother, Arthur Forsyth and wife Robyn of Bryan, TX; 4 grandchildren, Devon Kaemmerling of Arlington, TX, Connor Kaemmerling of Fort Worth, TX, Marianne Linton of Boston, MA, David Linton of Dallas, TX; and a great-grandchild, Piper Cork of Arlington, TX.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest, in 1992; father, Harris Forsyth; mother, Helen Goss Forsyth; and sister, Elizabeth Harris.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 15 at Brown, Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home, 425 S. Henderson St. in Fort Worth.
Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 16 at Brown, Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth.
Memorial donations can be made in Carolyn's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.