Carole Sue Pinkerton, 85, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte.
Carole was born August 18, 1932, in Humboldt, Tennessee, to the late Jody “Joe” L. and Florence Lee Ora (nee – Carter) Chumney. A career Special Education School Teacher, Carole, a longtime resident of Johnson City, Tennessee, left her native Tennessee to retire to Port Charlotte, Florida, in 2007. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Port Charlotte.
She is survived by her daughter, Jill E. Beach, four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; two brothers, Bond Lee Chumney, and Paul Glen Chumney; a sister, Valery Chumney Faison; and many nieces, nephews and extended family members. In addition to her parents, Carole was preceded in death by Brothers, Joe, Larry, and Samuel, a sister, Martha, and only son, Richard J. Pinkerton.
A Funeral Mass celebrating Carole’s life will be held at the discretion of the family at a later date. Burial will be at the Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery in Millington, Tennessee. Please return for confirmed service time, day, date and location.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Carole’s name are suggested to Tidewell Hospice, Philanthropy Department, at 5955 Rand Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34238.
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory, Port Charlotte Chapel.