Memorial service for Mrs. Carolyn Lincoln Alkenburg, age 80, of Fayetteville, will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 16, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home, with Rev. Ann Hatcher officiating. Burial will follow in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens. Mrs Alkenburg passed away December 11, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia.
A native of Canandaigua, NY, she was the daughter of the late Henry Douglass and Beulah Jacobs Lincoln, a retired teacher with Fayetteville city school system, and member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband Leslie Alkenburg; daughter Susan (Pat) Miller of Huntsville, AL; sons John Charles (Debbie Milz) Alkenburg, and James Henry (Tereigh Thorp) Alkenburg; grandchildren Rebecca Alkenburg (Matt) Cofer, Hanna Alkenburg (Matt) Gossett, and Jessica Alkenburg (Michael) Cates; six great-grandchildren; and sisters Nancy (Richard) Hughes and Mary Yon. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Alkenburg was preceded in death by a son Donald Leslie Alkenburg and a brother John Lincoln.
Visitation with the family will be 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Fayetteville Lincoln County Senior Center 908 Washington St W, Fayetteville, TN 37334.