Carolyn Dean

Services for Carolyn Douglas Triplett Dean, 86, will be conducted from Harrod Brothers Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, with Rev. Tim Jumpp and Rev. Michael Duncan officiating.  Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home Wednesday beginning at 11 a.m.

Mrs. Dean passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Bradford Square Nursing Home.

A native of Frankfort, KY, Carolyn was born July 9, 1928, to the late William Knuckles and Mary Alice Nolan Triplett. She was a homemaker and family was her life. Mrs. Dean was a member of Leestown Gospel Church.

She is survived by sons, Danny Ray (Beulah) Dean and Jamie Todd (Melissa) Dean, Frankfort, and Kevin Scott (Lisa) Dean, Morehead; daughters, Carol Ann Dean and Rose Marie Donovan, Frankfort, and Alice Kay (Donnie) VanMeter, Eminence; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Dean Jr., two brothers and seven sisters.

Nana’s grandchildren will honor her by serving as pallbearers, and her great-grandchildren will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home; condolences may be shared via the online guest book at

Want to leave your condolences?

Sign in or Register to comment.