Carolyn Joyce Mattox, 86, of Campbellsburg, Kentucky, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Baptist Hospital in La Grange, Kentucky.

She was born on Oct. 23, 1935, in Pontiac, Illinois, to William and Dorothy Olson Foster. She moved from Pontiac to Trimble County, Kentucky, in 2006. She was a homemaker, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a skilled seamstress, enjoyed making crafts and loved to cook. She was a voracious reader and would often read two or three books a week.

Survivors include seven children, Cathy Collins, Sandy Phelps, Becky Porter, Bill Mattox, Ron Mattox, Penny Hable and Jenny Frey; and one brother Kerry Foster.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister and two daughters.

Graveside services will be at noon on Thursday, Jan. 20, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Rowe Cemetery in Pontiac, with interment to follow.

Arrangements by Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, Kentucky. Online condolences,