Carol Ann Elmore
Carol Ann Elmore
  • December 19, 1934 - November 11, 2017
  • Powder Springs, Georgia

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Mrs. Carol Ann Elmore, age 82, of Powder Springs, GA., passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Mrs. Elmore was born on December 19, 1934 in Holland, Michigan, a daughter to the late Arend Hopp and Gertrude Brinks Hopp.
Mrs. Elmore spent most of your childhood in Denver, Colorado; she and her identical twin were the middle of six children. Her twin sister Rookie preceded her in death September of this year. She met and married the love of her life, Bob Elmore in 1952 while Bob was serving in the United States Air Force in Colorado. After leaving the service, the two made their way back to Bob's hometown of Griffin, GA. then later to the Cobb County area where they created a lifetime of countless memories together. Carol completed Cosmetology school and was a hairdresser in the Cobb county area for over forty years. She also worked in the Guidance Office for both Harrison High School and North Cobb High School. She was a member of Burnt Hickory Baptist Church and loved her church family. She spent most of her summers at their mountain house in Grand Lake, Colorardo. Some of her favorite hobbies were playing bridge, golf, riding her bike, and working outside in her yard. Carol was a very independent lady who always did far more for others than she did for herself. Though her hobbies and career were vital parts of her life, her greatest accomplishment and blessing was being a wife to her late husband and a devoted mother to her three children. Carol was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, Nana, and great Nana; she will certainly be missed by all who knew her.
Along with her parents, Carol is preceded in death by her husband, Robert (Bob) Elmore, and four siblings.
She is survived by her three children, Pam Richardson, husband Steve of Marietta, GA., Deborah Childers, husband Craig, of Powder Springs, GA., and Billy Elmore, wife Jane of Thomson, GA.; six grandchildren; Shawn (Kellie) Elmore of Calhoun, GA., Shannon (David) Emfinger of Pine Mountain, GA., Jeremy (Melissa) Richardson of Marietta, GA., Jennifer (Josh) Maner of Marietta, GA., Heather (Jeff) Moore of Dallas, GA., Joshua (Amanda) Ray of Rydal, GA., nineteen great grandchildren, Connor, Drew, Grant, Hannah, Nolan, David, Logan, Brayden, Carter, Garrett, Morgan, Emma, Harper, Jenny, Justin, Kayleigh, Landen, McKenna and Ryleigh; one brother, Vic Hopp, wife Orie, of Denver, Colorado; brother-in-laws, John Hughes of California, Art Van Eps of Denver, Colorado, and Harold Terpstra of Denver, Colorado; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends also survive.
A funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Carol Ann Elmore will be held at two o'clock in the afternoon on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in the chapel of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Van Eps officiating. Interment will follow in the Pine Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery.
A visitation with the family will take place from six o'clock in the evening until eight on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home.
In lieu of customary remembrances the family request donations be made the Alzheimer's Association.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Carol Ann Elmore have been entrusted to the care of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, 2950 North Cobb Parkway Kennesaw, GA 30152.

Arrangements under the direction of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, Kennesaw, GA.