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“So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you. we love you! ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Pattye and jim fort - Columbia, TN

“My heart is breaking knowing that Miss Carolyn is gone. She was an incredible lady and the world is a lesser place without her. Thoughts and prayers...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Heather Clark - Macclenny, FL

“my condolences to the family,Carolyn was a sweet woman!!! ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: sheila craig

“carolyn was a good person. rest in peace ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: peggy j. and charles palbas - CA

“Carolyn was one of the most beautiful people I've ever known. I am deeply saddened for your loss. She was an angel here on earth now as she is in...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: kathy chappell - spring hill, TN

“The most wonderful lady on earth! She was an angel on earth and now an angel in heaven. She always had a smile on her face at work. Will miss her...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Theresa Barker - Columbia, TN

“So sorry for your loss Miss Carrolyn was a wonderful lovely lady and she will be missed. Praying for the family. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Dora Harrison - Hampshire, TN

“Mrs. Hight was one of the sweetest ladies I have ever met. She was always there when you needed her. She really helped me as an adolescent and young...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Mandee (Staggs) Turrell - TN

“Carolyn was one of those rare people that you could honestly say the world was a better place for her being here. In the few years of knowing her...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Bruce and Vivian Kimball - TN

“Sorry to hear of Carolyn's passing. She was a good friend to my parents and us. Last time I talked to her we were in physical rehab at NHC Hillview....Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Bill and Frances Barnes - TN

“Carolyn was definitely a lovely lady and we have enjoyed knowing her over many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: CHARLES AND JEAN VAUGHN - TN

“So very sorry to hear that Carolyn died, yesterday. My prayers are with you at this great time of sadness and loss. With love, Alice Adkisson ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Alice Adkisson


Mrs. Carolyn Fay Craig Hight, 70, died Monday, March 30, 2015 at her home on Randlin Drive in Culleoka.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Bryan Bassham and Hueston Marshall officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday after 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials to Scribner's Mill Church of Christ, 2386 Scribner Mill Road, Culleoka, TN 38451 or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1864, Columbia, TN 38402. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com.

The Maury County native was the daughter of the late Gene Thomas Craig and Mary Martha Elizabeth Murphy Craig. On March 23, 1979 she married Howell Lloyd Hight who preceded her in death October 26, 1986. Mrs. Hight had been employed by General Electric, the Columbia Academy Cafeteria and retired from the Wal-Mart Pharmacy as a retail clerk.
She was a member of Scribner's Mill Church of Christ.

Survivors include her daughters, Sherri (Jeff) Richardson, Michelle "Mickey" Reese Jones and Misty Leigh Swanson all of Columbia, and Tara Janel Hight of Culleoka; sons, Martin Lloyd (Marye) Hight of Columbia, Daniel Craig Starling of Culleoka, Michael Dean Hight of Nashville; sisters, Dottie (Ray) Morrow, Marie (Nelson) Huey both of Culleoka; brother, Tommy (Cindy) Craig of Columbia; sisters-in-law, Joan Hight and Janice Hight both of Columbia; fourteen grandchild; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Active pallbearers will be Blake Osborne, Daniel Starling, Cody Hight, Dylan Swanson, Austin Starling, Mike Goldman, Randy Huey, Steve Huey, Roman Hight, Eric Roberts and Tyler Huey.

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320 West 7th Street Columbia, TN 38401
Tel. (931) 388-4711
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