Carol Jane Hood Weise, wife of Larry Weise passed away on June 28, 2019, in Sebring, Florida, after a two year struggle with cancer. She was born June 23, 1940, in Elkhart County, Indiana, the daughter of Frank and Marjorie (Anglemeyer) Hood. She grew up in Carroll County, and was valedictorian of the class of 1958 at Burlington High School. She received bachelors and masters degrees from Manchester College and Butler University. She taught 32 years at Forest, Carrollton, Burlington, and Rossville schools in Indiana.
She was a lifetime pianist, organist and choir director in the Church of the Brethren at Bachelor Run and Lafayette in Indiana and Sebring, Florida, as well as serving in leadership positions. She and Larry were world travelers. They were regular competitors in Senior Olympics, placing in bowling and winning the nationals in singles and doubles in shuffleboard. She was also a high school forensics judge including final rounds at the state and national level. They were recognized as exhibitors of antique glass and china in the Midwest and Florida.
Carol is survived by her husband Larry, sisters Shirley Downhour (Richard), Scottsdale, AZ, Linda Langston (Dr. Edward), New Palestine, IN, Mary Zerkel (Alan), Coatsville, IN, and brother, Dana Hood (Debra), Monticello, IN. She was preceded in death by her brother Gerald Hood and wife, Trudy of Kokomo, IN.
Services will be at the Sebring Church of the Brethren, 700 S. Pine Street on July 2, with music and viewing beginning at 9:30am and services at 10:00am. Arrangements are through Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring and Hippensteel Funeral Home, Lafayette, IN.
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