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Carol Ann Gordon, 57, of Sanford, passed away suddenly on October 19, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center. She was born on May 14, 1962 to Ed and Shirley (Wirtz) Chapman. On September 3, 1993 she married Thomas Gordon.

Carol worked as a teller at Chemical Bank for over 30 years. In her free time, she enjoyed crafting such as macramé and making wreathes. She loved photography specifically taking pictures of lighthouses and waterfalls. Carol was a devoted wife and mother and loved her children and husband with all her heart. She will be greatly missed.

Carol is survived by her husband Thomas, children Rebecca and Ryan, parents Ed and Shirley Chapman, her brother Lynn (Lisa) Chapman, and niece Amanda Menkueld. She is also survived by her in-laws Jeff Gordon, Brad (Debbie) Gordon, Peggy (Jodi) Clare and Bianne (Leo) Martinosi.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Pastor Don Duford officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Thursday from 9:30 until the time of service. Burial will take place a Homer Township Cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Meridian Public Schools or the donor’s favorite charity.

Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Gordon family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.








Condolence Messages

  1. Barb Wilson

    25 October 2019 2 years ago

    So sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. I worked with her at the Edenville office for a short time, and always enjoyed her company. She will be missed.

  2. Julie Stephenson

    22 October 2019 2 years ago

    I am saddened to see this. Carol was one of my track teammates and friends through schools in Midland. I will always remember her happy laugh. She will be missed. “RIP Chappie”. ❤️🙏❤️🙏

  3. Al & Cindy Finney

    22 October 2019 2 years ago

    Becky – We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers.

  4. Mark shangle

    22 October 2019 2 years ago

    So sorry for you and your family

  5. Anne Roy

    22 October 2019 2 years ago

    I am shocked and saddened to hear of Carol’s passing. I enjoyed working with her in Edenville for a few years. My thoughts are with you all at this sad and trying time.

  6. Mary Lou Eisler

    21 October 2019 2 years ago

    Thomas, Rebecca, Ryan and families: I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Carol’s passing. I am truly sorry for your incredible loss. I worked with Carol at the Edenville Branch a few years back. She was such a fun and sweet person. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

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