PHILADELPHIA — Carolyn Myers Fulton, 84, who with her husband for more than a decade owned and operated Deemer Lumber Co., which her father founded in 1940, died on Nov. 4, 2007, at Hospice in His Hands in Madden after an extended illness.
Services for Mrs. Fulton, who chronicled the history of the Deemer community in a book she self-published in 2002, were held Nov. 6 at
A lifelong resident of the Deemer community, she was the daughter of W.D. (Bill) and Inez Myers.
Mrs. Fulton was born on July 11, 1923, in Deemer. On July 19, 1945, she married W.T. (Bill) Fulton of Philadelphia, and in 1946 they made their home in Deemer. The
The lumber company was once the largest business in
A member of
Mrs. Fulton graduated from
She was the author of Deemer: My Town – A Lifetime of Memories, a written and pictorial history of how Deemer came to be and how thousands of people helped create the closely knit and thriving community from 1905 to 1970.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Fulton was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Myers McWilliams.
Survivors include: husband, Bill Fulton; daughter, Susan Barnett of the Standing Pine community in