arole Ann (Shanahan) Kenworthy was born November 4, 1943 to Eugene and Ruby Joy Shanahan. She was welcomed to heaven on January 31, 2014. Carole graduated from Iola High School and went on to Bethel School of Nursing, where she received her BSN in 1966.
She married George C. Kenworthy of Axtell, KS on November 4, 1966. They later divorced. They made their home in Axtell raising four daughters: Rebecca (Dale) Moats, Kalispell, Montana; Sheila (Martin) Volle Summerfield, KS; Renee (Frank) Critser, Auburn, NE; and Conni Fralin, Beatrice, NE. Carole enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren Leon, Christina, Joseph, Loriann, and George Volle, Justin (JJ) Critser, Wade and Cheyanne Fralin, and Cody Moats.
She leaves behind her daughters, son-in-laws, grandchildren, and her brother , Scott (Candie) Shanahan, Paola, KS and her sister Jill (Harold) Hoffman, Gas, KS.
She was cremated. Visitation was Sunday February 2, 2014. Memorial services were held February 3, 2014. Burial will be at a later date.
She meets her parents and numerous relatives at heaven’s gate.
A memorial fund will be determined at a later date.